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Man dies after car crashes head-on with pickup on Astoria bridge

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Photo: Oregon State Police Photo: Oregon State Police
Photo: Oregon State Police Photo: Oregon State Police
Photo: Oregon State Police Photo: Oregon State Police
ASTORIA, OR (KPTV) -

A man from Long Beach, WA, died when his car collided with a pickup on Highway 101's Astoria-Megler Bridge on Wednesday.

State police said the man's Hyundai four-door crossed the centerline and hit a Toyota pickup being driven by 57-year-old Chris Levno, of Kelso.

After impact, the pickup came to rest on the guardrail and the Hyundai came to a stop in the traffic lane.

The Hyundai's driver was pronounced dead at the scene, while Levno was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts.

Police said they're trying to determine what caused the Hyundai driver to drive into oncoming traffic.

The Astoria-Megler bridge was closed for more than three hours as a result of the wreck, but it has since reopened.

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