Man dies in Hwy 99 crash with semi hauling lumber near Hubbard - KPTV - FOX 12

Man dies in Hwy 99 crash with semi hauling lumber near Hubbard

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HUBBARD, OR (KPTV) -

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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