Second victim in deadly Glenn Jackson Bridge crash identified


Two drivers killed in head-on collision

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The Portland Police Bureau has identified the second victim involved in the deadly crash on the Glenn Jackson Bridge on March 8.

Cecilia R. Hao, 70, was the other driver involved in the fiery crash. Earlier in the month, the other driver was identified as 21-year-old Morise Messiah Smith.

In the overnight hours on March 8, PPB responded to a report of a crash in the northbound lanes on the Interstate 205 bridge just north of Government Island. Responding officers found a Toyota RAV 4 fully engulfed in flames as well as a Chrysler 300 against the eastern concrete barrier.

There was one occupant in each car, both of whom died at the scene, according to PPB.

Smith had been driving the Chrysler, Hao was in the Toyota.

Investigators said Smith had been driving southbound in the northbound lanes of I-205 when the car slammed head-on with the RAV 4.

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