Fiery Crash Kills One on Hwy. 58

7-8 DEADLY CRASHNEAR LOWELL, Ore. — A fiery, head-on crash killed one person on Highway 58, about 12 miles east of Pleasant Hill.

Troopers say a Dodge pickup driven by a man was eastbound on Highway 58. It crossed the centerline and hit a truck hauling a semi-trailer loaded with computers and tires. OSP says the truck and trailer caught fire. Those flames then spread to nearby brush.

The truck’s two occupants escaped with minor injuries.

The investigation into what happened is ongoing.

The names of the victims have not been released.

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