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Three dead after car crash on Highway 211

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Three people died in a crash on Highway 211 on Saturday, Oct. 22.Three people died as a result of a crash on Highway 211 this weekend.

Around 9:15 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle crash on Highway 211 near milepost 18.

Police say that a 1985 Toyota Supra was traveling southbound on Highway 211 at a high rate of speed and slid sideways as it turned a corner. It was hit by a 1998 Buick sedan heading northbound.

The driver of the Toyota, Joseph D. Ferris, 25, of Clackamas, and his passenger Dylan O. Sams, 25, of Salem, both died on the scene.

A passenger in the Buick, Cayla Cole, 19, of Eagle Creek, died the following day while being treated for injuries sustained during the crash. Driver Mark Cole, passenger Tina Cole and a 3-year-old male passenger were seriously injured in the crash.