The crash happened at about 2:45 p.m. two miles east of Corvallis near NE Colorado Lake Drive and involved three vehicles.
Police say a Pontiac Vibe was driving eastbound on the highway near milepost 2 in the left lane when a GMC Suburban going eastbound in the right lane tried to change lanes and hit the front of the Pontiac. The Pontiac crossed into westbound traffic and crash head-on with a Jeep.
The Pontiac’s driver, Chelsea D. Duffy, 22, from Myrtle Creek, died at the scene. The Jeep’s driver was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. The Suburban’s driver was not injured.
Anyone who saw the crash happen or the GMC Suburban involved before the crash, call Trooper Casi Hegney-Bach or Trooper Ray Stallsworth at (541) 967-2026.
Photo courtesy of OSP.