PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A 91-year-old woman died after the car she was driving was hit by a dump truck on Highway 36 Thursday evening, the Oregon State Police said.
First responders went to the scene of the two-vehicle crash just after 5 p.m. at the intersection with Dorsey Lane near Junction City.
According to OSP, Evelyn Carder was stopped on Dorsey and then drove her Jeep Renegade into the intersection, getting struck by a westbound dump truck driver, identified as Fred Morgan Jr.
Carder died from her injuries and Morgan had minor ones, police said.
The highway was closed for about four hours.