PRINEVILLE, OR -- Oregon State police continue to investigate a fatal crash that occurred just west of Prineville, Monday evening. According to OSP, a Plymouth Neon was turning eastbound onto Highway 126 from Highway 370 (O'Neil Highway) when it was hit by a westbound SUV.
The driver of the Neon, whose identity has not been released, was pronounced dead at the scene. The SUV driver, 23-year-old Jessica Bean, of Prineville, refused medical attention.
Highway 126 was partially closed for more than two hours to allow for that investigation.
**UPDATE** OSP identified the driver killed in Monday's crash as 24-year-old Stephen Poole, of Prineville. The contributing factors in the crash are still being investigated.