Highway 6 reopens following deadly crash


A two-car crash near the Tillamook-Washington County line injured several people

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The Wilson River Highway has reopened after a deadly crash took place on Monday morning.

A head-on crash between two cars near the Tillamook-Washington County line occurred shortly before 6 a.m. Three ambulances, Banks Fire, Forest Grove Fire, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and Oregon State Police all responded to the scene.

According to Forest Grove Fire, one person was killed and another was transported to a hospital via Life Flight for serious injuries. Three others were hurt but did not need assistance.

The highway was closed for several hours as authorities worked the scene. It has since reopened.

This is a developing story.

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