One person killed in crash near Turner

One person killed in crash near Turner

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A Turner man was killed when the car he was driving struck a tow truck near Turner on Wednesday afternoon. 

According to an Oregon State Police news release, Anthony Fisher, 56, died after his Dodge Intrepid struck a tow truck driven by Christopher Helige, 37, of Aumsville, at about 4:50 p.m.

The news release states that the crash occurred after Fisher exited Interstate 5 and failed to stop at the intersection of Delaney Road and the southbound offramp.

Fisher was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Helige also was transported to a local hospital for injuries. 

The Oregon State Police was assisted by the Marion County Sheriff's Office, Turner Fire Department, and the Oregon Department of Transportation during its investigation, according to the news release. 

A spokeswoman for the Jefferson Fire District said a Jefferson fire engine and extra vehicle also responded to assist.

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