One dead in Highway 126 crash on New Year's Day


Oregon State Police say one person was killed in a crash along Highway 126 early Monday morning.

The crash was reported around 2:30 a.m. on Highway 126-E near milepost 48.5.

Troopers say the driver of a Nissan Pathfinder was traveling eastbound when they lost control, crossed over the westbound lanes, crashed into a tree and caught on fire.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

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