Powell Butte teen the driver in fatal pedestrian crash

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The accident occurred at Highway 126 at Haul Road in Deschutes County Tuesday night


A Powell Butte woman hit and killed a pedestrian who was walking in the road on Highway 126 just east of Redmond on Tuesday night.

At approximately 8:30 p.m. Dec. 27, Oregon State Police Troopers responded to a single-vehicle versus pedestrian fatal crash that occurred on State Route 126 around milepost three, east of Redmond.

Brianna Reed Cerullo, age 19, from Powell Butte, was driving a 2001 white Ford F250 pickup eastbound when it crashed into an adult male, who was in the eastbound lane of travel.

The pedestrian was identified as Anthony Marvin Mason, age 22, from Redmond. Mason was wearing dark clothes and was walking in the eastbound lane. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Cerullo stayed at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation. 

Highway 126 was closed for about three hours, with a detour in place, while the scene was investigated. Redmond Police Department, Deschutes County Sheriff's Office, Redmond Fire and Rescue, and Oregon Department of Transportation assisted OSP.

The investigation continues.