WARM SPRINGS, OR -- One person was killed and another seriously injured in a Tuesday evening crash near Warm Springs. According to Oregon State Police, 65-year-old Lanny Hawley, of Gresham, crossed into oncoming traffic at about 5:30 p.m., and collided with an oncoming vehicle, driven by a Medford man.
State Troopers say Hawley was eastbound on Highway 26 when the crash occurred. The other driver, 52-year-old Kyle Estes, was pronounced dead at the scene. Hawley was flown to St. Charles Bend with critical injuries.
Highway 26 was closed near milepost 74 for six hours for the investigation.