PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Highway 26 has reopened after being closed in both directions near Manning due to a fatal crash, authorities said.
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office shared on Twitter that they were responding to the scene shortly before 12:30 p.m. on Friday. They later confirmed one person died in the crash and two others were airlifted to a hospital, but the extent of their injuries is unknown.
The highway reopened by 4:15 p.m., according to the Oregon Department of Transportation.
Officials still ask drivers to watch for emergency responders in the area and slow down for their safety.
KOIN 6 will keep you updated as more information becomes available.