Mother and Daughter Die in Vehicle Crash Near Astoria
ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — Police say a woman and her daughter were killed in a collision involving two vehicles near Astoria.
Oregon State Police said in a news release that authorities responded to the crash Thursday morning on U.S. Highway 30.
Police say preliminary investigation shows the driver of a Suzuki sedan was headed east when she lost control negotiating a corner. The vehicle then crossed the center line and was hit on the passenger side by a westbound Dodge pickup.
The Suzuki driver, 38-year-old Sabrina Rainey of Astoria, and her 14-year-old daughter who was a passenger, were pronounced dead at the scene. The teen's name was not released.
The 31-year-old pickup driver, Jordan Waliezer, of Kelso, Washington was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.
The highway was closed for about 30 minutes.