UPDATE: One dead, another seriously injured in early-morning crash near Cairo Junction

Oregon State Police are investigating a deadly, head-on crash early Friday.

UPDATE: This story has been updated with identities.

CAIRO JUNCTION – The Oregon State Police are still investigating a two-car, head-on crash that occurred early this morning and left one person dead.

Jennifer Haueter, 31, Vale, died when her Mercury Sable, going west, crossed into the eastbound lane and collided head-on with a Chevrolet Avalanche operated by Marion Williams, 54, also of Vale.

Williams suffered serious injuries and was transported by Life Flight to a Boise-area hospital.

The collision occurred a mile and half west of Cairo Junction on U.S. Highway 20.

Road conditions at the time of the crash were dry, said Oregon State Police Lt. Mark Duncan.


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