Driver killed in 99E collision near Harrisburg

Driver killed in 99E collision near Harrisburg


The driver killed in a head-on crash Tuesday afternoon near Harrisburg has been identified as a 29-year-old Salem woman.

Jeana Anderson died from injuries she sustained when her southbound Kia Rio compact sedan crossed the centerline about 4:15 p.m. Tuesday on Highway 99E near milepost 26 and collided with a northbound Chevrolet Silverado pickup, according to information from the Oregon State Police.

The driver of the truck, 38-year-old Harrisburg resident Joshua Harris, was taken to Riverbend Hospital in Springfield with unspecified injuries, the agency said.

The northbound lane of Highway 99E was closed at the scene of the accident for about an hour.

The Linn County Sheriff’s Office, Harrisburg Fire & Rescue and the Oregon Department of Transportation assisted at the scene.


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