Fatal Crash On Highway 26 In Banks

BANKS, Ore. — Two vehicles collided on Highway 26 near Pihl Road on Thursday morning.  The crash happened just after 8:30am.  The highway was closed for about four hours.

Oregon State Police say a vehicle driven by 86-year-old Frank Zenger Jr. of Hillsboro was headed westbound when he crossed into the eastbound lane and collided with a commercial vehicle driven by a man from Tillamook.

Zenger was pronounced dead at the scene.  The other driver was not injured.

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