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Canby man dies following June crash near Woodburn

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NEAR WOODBURN, OR (KPTV) -

A Canby man involved in a crash near Woodburn in June died this past weekend, said Oregon State Police (OSP).

Teddy Gitts, 59, was headed southbound on South Meridian Road on June 1.

After stopping for a stop sign, he drove across Highway 211 and was struck in the driver's side by a pickup traveling westbound.

After impact, the car spun into the eastbound lane where it slammed into another pickup.

Gitts and his passenger, Deborah Gitts, were seriously injured and taken by a medical helicopter to separate hospitals.

Deborah Gitts died at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center on June 3.

Teddy Gitts was taken to Oregon Health and Science University where he died July 13.

Both victims were wearing seat belts, OSP said.

A dog in their car was ejected and died at the scene, FOX 12 learned.

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