8 Killed In Eastern Oregon Crash

posted by Brad Ford - 

Eight people were killed in a head-on crash in Harney County Monday morning.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a white 1999 Toyota 4 Runner was traveling westbound on Hwy 78  about 30 miles south of Burns when it veered into the eastbound lane and collided with a silver 2016 Toyota 4 Runner. 

The operator of the 2016 Toyota 4 Runner and the 6 passengers all sustained fatal injuries and were pronounced deceased at the scene.

The operator of the 1999 Toyota 4 Runner sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. No passengers.

OSP was assisted by the Harney County Sheriff's Office, Hines Police Department, Harney District Ambulance, Burns Fire Department, Range Land Fire Protection Association, and ODOT.

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