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Deputies ID Woodburn man killed in head-on crash near Salem

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SALEM, OR (KPTV) -

A 40-year-old Woodburn man was killed and another driver was seriously injured in a head-on crash near Salem.

Deputies identified the man who was killed as Francisco Silva-Reyes on Friday.

Investigators said Silva-Reyes was driving his Cadillac sedan northbound on Cordon Road Northeast near Ward Drive late Wednesday night when his car crossed the centerline.

The Cadillac hit an oncoming Mercedes head-on, according to the Marion County Sheriff's Office.

The driver of the Mercedes, identified as 21-year-old Eric Ebright of Salem, was taken to the hospital with injuries described as critical.

Silva-Reyes was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators said it was not clear what caused Silva-Reyes to cross into the wrong lane.

There were no passengers in either car, according to deputies.

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