PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – A 22-year-old resident from St. Helens died in a crash on Highway 30 Monday morning, Oregon State Police said.
Troopers responded to a report of a two-vehicle crash at around 8:15 a.m. near milepost 14, east of Scappoose.
At the scene, investigators learned someone was driving a silver Mini Cooper west on the highway when he struck the guardrail and crossed into the oncoming lanes. The vehicle collided with an oncoming Toyota Camry.
The driver of the Mini Cooper, a 22-year-old from St. Helens, was ejected from the vehicle and died from his injuries at the scene. Family members told KOIN 6 News the victim is Mykal Kuhl.
The driver of the Camry, 58-year-old Thomas Price, of St. Helens, was taken in an ambulance to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center with minor injuries.
Highway 30 was closed for more than three hours during the investigation.
Editor’s note: A previous version of this story identified the deceased as a woman based on information from Oregon State Police; however, KOIN 6 News has since learned new information and has corrected the article.