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Log truck, pickup collide, 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.Bradley Cole Vandehey was driving a Chevy pickup when the collision happened around 6:45 a.m., according to Oregon State Police.

Vandehey’s pickup hit a fully loaded logging truck and he died at the scene.

The 32-year-old truck driver, from Tillamook, was injured in the crash. He was treated and released from Oregon Health & Science University in Portland.

Highway 26 near Highway 47 was closed for six hours Monday morning. The cause of the crash is still under investigation.