BEND, OR -- A Bend man was killed in a Thanksgiving crash, west of Bend. According to Oregon State Police, 56-year-old Blake Payne was westbound on Innes Market Road, when he lost control of his pickup on a corner and struck a tree.
A passing driver came upon the crash just after 4 p.m. and called 911, but was not able to get to the man. The OSP Trooper was able to break a window and tried to provide medical assistance, but Payne was pronounced dead at the scene.
Both airbags deployed but investigators say He was not wearing his seatbelt and his head hit the windshield.