Central Oregon man killed in crash on Hwy 97

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OSP: Driver of a Hyundai Accent crossed into oncoming traffic

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PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A man driving a sedan on Highway 97 Monday night was killed after he crossed lanes and crashed into oncoming traffic.

Beauden Yetter of Terrebonne was driving a Hyundai Accent southbound on the highway just after 7:30 p.m. near milepost 118 when he veered into the northbound lane. Yetter, 21, collided with a Chevrolet Suburban and died from injuries sustained in the crash.

The driver and passenger in the Chevy were taken to a nearby hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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