Man Dies in Highway 58 Crash

OAKRIDGE, Ore. — A man died in a crash on Highway 58 about 12 miles east of Oakridge Tuesday.

Oregon State Police say at 12:40 p.m. 55-year-old Peter John Brophy, of Crescent, was driving a pickup near milepost 48 when for some unknown reason he crossed the centerline and struck a travel trailer. The pickup then continued into the side of a tanker truck.

The man was taken to the hospital where he died. The people in the two other vehicles were not injured. They were wearing seat belts.

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