Springfield Man Killed in Crash

BURNT WOODS, Ore. — A Springfield man was killed in a crash in Lincoln County last night.

It happened just after 6:30pm on Highway 20 near Burnt Woods. Police say a Mitsubishi pickup truck pulled up to a stop sign near milepost 32 then drove into the westbound lane. That’s when it was hit by a Dodge pickup driving westbound.

Police say the driver of the Mitsubishi, Jerry McLaughlin, 64, was pronounced dead at the scene. The other driver and his passenger were uninjured.

The highway was closed for about 30 minutes while police investigated.

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