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Two people die in head-on crash with semi on Highway 22

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Two people died when their car collided head-on with a semi on Highway 22 near Stayton.

Emergency crews responded to Milepost 20 at 11:55 p.m. Monday.

Investigators said a 1993 Honda Accord was traveling westbound when it crossed the centerline and hit an oncoming 2007 Peterbilt truck towing a box trailer.

The driver of the Honda, Oscar Topete Carrillo, 48, of Stayton, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A passenger in the car, Cecilia Romero Estrada, 33, of Stayton, was critically injured and died on the way to the hospital, according to police.

The driver of the truck, James Erickson, 48, of Crooked River Ranch, sustained minor injuries.

Highway 22 was closed for six hours with a detour at Old Mehama Road.

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