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Prineville Man Killed In Eastern OR Crash

NYSSA, OR -- A crash in Malheur County, along the Oregon-Idaho border, led to the death of a Prineville man and his passenger. According to Oregon State Police, 48-year-old Tad Stringam was driving east across the Nyssa Snake River Bridge at about 7 a.m. Tuesday. His pickup slid into the path of a westbound  commercial vehicle. The other driver reportedly swerved but could not avoid the collision.

Stringam was thrown from his truck and pronounced dead at the scene. A 48-year-old Bend woman traveling with Stringam was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries. Traffic on Highway 20 was impacted for about three hours. 

OSP was assisted on-scene by the Nyssa Police Department, Idaho State Police and others. 

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