VIDA, Ore (KMTR) – Highway 126 near Vida was closed for several hours Tuesday night after a fatal crash involving a car and a U-Haul truck.
Police say the driver of the car, 83-year-old Johanna Kirkpatrick, died.
Kirkpatrick was leaving Blue River Service Center after getting new brakes when her car was hit by the truck. After the collision, the truck swerved off the road and hit a tree. The truck driver was not hurt.
Investigators say both drivers were wearing seatbelts.