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Man killed, one injured in Benton Co. crash

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BENTON COUNTY, OR (KPTV) -

A 22-year-old Philomath man was killed in a two-vehicle crash on 99W early Sunday morning, according to the Benton County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies responded to the crash six miles south of Corvallis just after 4:35 a.m.

According to deputies, Spencer Bauer was driving south on Highway 99W, south of Smith Loop Road in a Honda Civic when he crossed the center line and collided with a 2011 Volkswagen Jetta.

The driver of the Volkswagen, Travis Ewert, 45, of Veneta was seriously injured in the crash and was taken to a local hospital.

According to deputies, Bauer was pronounced dead at the scene.

Deputies said alcohol and speed do not seem to be factors in the crash.

The crash is still under investigation. If you have any information, contact Detective Sergeant David Peterson at 541-766-6820

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