3 Dead In Crash On Oregon Coast

LINCOLN CITY, Ore. — Three people died in a crash on Highway 101 south of Lincoln City on Monday morning.

Investigators say a vehicle driven by 31-year-old Matthew Phillips was going southbound, crossed the center line and hit a dump truck going northbound around 10:40am.

Philips along with his passenger, 30-year-old Christopher Padilla and the truck driver, 69-year-old Claude Segerson, all from Otis, lost their lives.

The dump truck landed off the highway and went down an embankment.

The highway was closed for about six hours.

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