BEND, OR -- A fatal two-vehicle accident occurred on Highway 97, 12 miles south of Bend, just after midnight, Thursday.
A Ford truck traveling southbound hit another car directly in front of it. Both vehicles lost control and rolled onto the shoulder of the road. The driver of the truck was pronounced dead at the scene. Their name has not been released. People in the other vehicle suffered non-life threatening injuries.
Speed is being investigated as a contributing factor in the crash.