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Elderly Woman Dies in Springfield Crash

springfield-fatal-250x250SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — An elderly woman was killed in a car crash in Springfield Sunday morning. Police say the woman is 74 year-old Virginia Mayfield.

Officers say Robert Mayfield was driving the car and Virginia was his passenger. Police say Tayla Biehler ran a red light at Centennial and Pioneer Parkway. Her mini van crashed into the Mayfield’s car.

“It was a t-bone,” said Sgt. Mike McCarthy. “The little red car was westbound on Centennial. The silver van was southbound on Pioneer Parkway and one of them went through the red light and tagged the other one.”

Both drivers went to the hospital and were treated for non-life threatening injuries.