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Rollover crash closes Wikstrom Road

SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: COURTNEY VAUGHN - A pickup truck lands in a grass field alongside Wickstrom Road after a crash Wednesday evening.One man was hospitalized Wednesday evening after a rollover crash on Wikstrom Road, just outside Scappoose city limits.

Initial reports indicate a red Dodge Ram pickup truck struck a red Ford Ranger pickup truck on Wikstrom Road, causing the Ranger to roll and come to rest on its roof in a grass field alongside the road shortly before 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The driver of the Ram was taken into custody for driving under the influence, according to Sgt. Bill Haas of the Columbia County Sheriff's Office.

Firefighters from Scappoose Fire District responded and hosed down the grass field surrounding the crash, after fuel began leaking from the Ford Ranger.

The extent of the driver of the Ranger's injuries was unknown as of press time. The driver of the Ram was uninjured. There were no passengers in either truck.

Wikstrom Road was closed off to vehicle access after the crash.

St. Helens Police Department also responded to the crash, which is being investigated by the Sheriff's Office.

This story has been updated with new information.