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Woman dies, toddler and teen hurt in crash near Crater Lake

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A woman died and a toddler in her car was seriously injured in a crash near Crater Lake.

Emergency crews responded to the Highway 62 and Highway 422 junction south of Crater Lake in northern Klamath County at 4:12 p.m. Sunday.

Investigators said a 2007 Toyota Camry was heading south on Highway 62 when it collided with a 2006 Volkswagen Jetta that was pulling out from Highway 422.

Both cars rolled over after the collision.

The driver of the Toyota, Michelle Cirrito, 28, of Chiloquin, was pronounced dead at the scene. A toddler in her car was taken to the hospital with injuries described as serious.

The driver of the Volkswagen was a 17-year-old girl from Bend, according to police. She was also taken to the hospital for treatment. Her condition was not immediately available.

The investigation into the crash is continuing, according to police.

Oregon State Police troopers were assisted by the Oregon Department of Transportation, Chiloquin Fire and the Klamath County Sheriff's Office.

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