REDMOND, OR -- One man was severely injured in a crash that briefly shut down Highway 97 in Redmond during Monday's evening commute. According to first responders, a Ford Ranger pickup collided with a semi-truck hauling hogs near Odem Medo Road, just before 6 p.m.
Fire crews used hydraulic tools to free the pickup driver trapped in his vehicle. He was transported to St. Charles Bend. There were no injuries in the semi.