A 20-year-old driver died after crossing the centerline of Highway 99E near Hubbard and hitting an oncoming semi hauling double trailers loaded with lumber.
Emergency crews responded to Milepost 26 at 7:59 a.m. Tuesday.
Investigators said Andrew Pine, 20, of Hubbard, was heading south on the highway in a 2008 Ford Ranger when he crossed into oncoming traffic for unknown reasons.
Pine's pickup collided with a northbound Freightliner.
Pine was flown to a Portland hospital where he later died from his injuries.
The 58-year-old semi driver was not injured.
Police said both drivers were wearing seat belts.
The highway was closed for about 90 minutes following the crash.
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