- Associated Press - Thursday, February 4, 2016

BEND, Ore. (AP) - Authorities have identified the two drivers killed in a head-on collision just east of Burns.

The Bend Bulletin reports (https://goo.gl/J3OG5l ) that the Oregon State Police says 65-year-old Robert Heath, of Christmas Valley, and 71-year-old Milton Kowalski Jr., of Redmond, collided Monday on U.S. Highway 20.

Heath had been driving a 2015 Chevrolet heading east when he tried to pass a commercial vehicle and struck Kowalski’s westbound 2000 Cadillac.

Kowalski was pronounced dead at the scene. Heath was taken to a hospital with critical injuries and later died.

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Information from: The Bulletin, https://www.bendbulletin.com

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