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Driver seriously injured in Hwy 43 rollover crash

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LAKE OSWEGO, OR (KPTV) -

A driver suffered life-threatening injuries in a rollover crash early Monday morning.

It happened on Highway 43 at Breyman Avenue north of Lake Oswego at around 1:30 a.m.

Crews say the car hit a tree then rolled several times down the highway.

The driver, 24, was still in his seat belt with the airbags deployed when crews arrived.

Firefighters had to use the jaws of life to cut the man from the car.

Emergency crews took the driver to OHSU.

Investigators shut the highway down for several hours while they searched for a cause and removed the vehicle.

Deputies had not released the driver's name as of Monday morning.

They were also still working on the cause of the crash.

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