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Police: Turner man dead after head-on crash in Lane County

A Turner man died in a crash in Lane County, August 5, 2017. (OSP photo)

MARCOLA, Ore. -- A Turner man is dead after a crash in Lane County Saturday morning, Oregon State Police said.

Around 6:35 a.m., OSP responded to a reported two-vehicle head-on collision on Marcola Road near milepost 4 in Lane County.

Police say a 2011 Chrysler van was westbound when, for unknown reasons, an eastbound 1995 Ford Ranger pickup crossed the center line and crashed head on into the Chrysler.

The sole occupant of the Chrysler, 43-year-old Todd Elkanah Kenady of Turner. was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver and sole occupant of the Ford Ranger was transported to RiverBend Hospital with life-threatening injuries. His current condition is not known, police said.

The investigation is ongoing.

The roadway was closed for approximately 5 hours before being reopened.

OSP was assisted by the Lane County Sheriff's Office, Marcola Fire and Rescue, Mohawk Fire and Rescue, Lane County DA's Office, Lane County Medical Examiner's Office, B&R Towing and Richmond Towing.

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