WARM SPRINGS, OR -- A California woman was killed in a head-on crash Monday afternoon, on the eastern border of the Warm Springs Reservation. Oregon State Police continue to investigate, and say the 69-year-old woman was eastbound on Highway 26 when she crossed the center line, colliding with an SUV just before 3:30 p.m.
She was pronounced dead at the scene. The other driver, a 61-year-old Madras woman, and her 88-year-old passenger were both taken to St. Charles Madras with minor injuries.
The crash investigation and clean-up shut down Highway 26 for about an hour and a half.
UPDATE: OSP released the name of the woman killed in Monday's crash. Investigators say 69-year-old Linda Cushing, of Fullerton, CA, was driving a VW Beetle at the time of the collision.