- Associated Press - Sunday, May 29, 2016

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - Oregon State Police say two people have died and one is in the hospital after an early morning head-on crash east of Eugene. Authorities say an eastbound pickup truck crossed the center line and struck another vehicle at about 12:40 a.m. near Leaburg.

The Oregonian/OregonLive reports (https://is.gd/OhUsD6 ) both drivers died at the scene. A passenger was taken to a Springfield hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries. The highway was shut down for about an hour.

According to police, alcohol consumption by the driver of the pickup truck is being considered as the contributing factor.


Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, https://www.oregonlive.com

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