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Fatal Crash Closes Bend Pkwy Wednesday Night

BEND, OR -- At least one person was killed in a crash on the Bend Parkway Wednesday night. Few details have been released, but Bend Police reported the fatal incident at about 9 p.m., in the southbound lanes near the Reed Market Road exit.

The highway was closed for about three hours. 

This story will be updated as more information becomes available. 


UPDATE: According to Oregon State Police, a southbound semi truck driven by a California man struck and killed a pedestrian in the left lane. The pedestrian was later identified as 75-year-old James Ray Carter, of Bend.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation. 

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