Teenage girl killed, 1 injured in single-car crash


Oregon State Police were called out to a crash on Hwy 214 in Marion County

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PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A 16-year-old Hubbard girl died in a single-car crash Saturday evening.

Emergency responders and police were called out to the scene near milepost 37 at 8 p.m. on Saturday, September 28. Oregon State Police report that the teenager was driving north on Highway 214 near Forest Ridge Road when, for an unknown reason, her car drove off the roadway and rolled.

She was pronounced dead at the scene, said OSP.

There was another 16-year-old girl who was a passenger in the car. She was taken to Silverton Hospital with minor injuries.

Police are considering speeding and not wearing a seat belt as possible factors that contributed to the rollover crash.

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