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Man killed in Highway 20 crash near Burnt Woods

Modified: Saturday, Mar 15th, 2014

A Springfield man was killed Friday night on Highway 20 when his 1994 Mitsubishi pickup truck was hit by another vehicle. (Photo courtesy of Oregon State Police)

BURNT WOODS A Springfield man was killed Friday night in a crash on Highway 20 at the entrance of Ellmaker State Park near Burnt Woods, the Oregon State Police said.

Jerry McLaughlin, 64, died as a result of his 1994 Mitsubishi pickup truck being hit by a vehicle while apparently trying to enter the westbound lane of the highway from the park.

The driver of the other vehicle, and a passenger, were not injured. McLaughlin died at the scene. The accident, which is under investigation, closed the highway Friday night for about 30 minutes before one lane was reopened.

For the complete article see the 03-19-2014 issue.

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