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Marijuana Found In Vehicle Involved In Fatal Crash

(Molalla, OR) -- Police say a large amount of marijuana was found in a car that crashed west of Molalla Tuesday night, killing one passenger. Oregon State Police say the car went of Highway 211 and hit a tree. A total of 20 pounds of packaged marijuana were allegedly found in and around the vehicle. A passenger, 28-year-old Hubert Armaspena, of Modesto, California, was killed in the crash. Another passenger suffered critical injuries and was flown on Life Flight to a hospital. The driver, 22-year-old Francisco Torres, also from Modesto, showed signs of impairment and was arrested after being treated at a hospital. He's charged with DUI and Negligent Homicide.

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