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Log truck, pickup collide near Banks, killing one

KOIN 6 NEWS PHOTOS - A logging truck and a pickup collided on Highway 26 near Banks Monday morning. One person died in the accident, which drew a LifeFlight helicopter to the intersection of U.S. 26 with Highway 47.One person was killed on Monday morning, May 23, in a serious crash on Highway 26 near its intersection with Highway 47 in Washington County.

The site of the crash is near Banks.

A logging truck and a pickup truck were apparently involved in the crash, but it is unclear which vehicle the person who was killed was in.

A LifeFlight medical helicopter responded to transport an injured person from the other vehicle to a hospital. The person's condition is unknown.

The Oregon Department of Transportation recommends avoiding the area as Highway 26 near milepost 49 will be closed for an undetermined amount of time.