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Fatal Car Crash Under Investigation

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – An investigation is underway into what caused a fatal traffic accident along Highway 199 on Monday.

The accident happened near mile post 7, south of Grants Pass. According to OSP, a car driving southbound, traveled across the center line, hitting the victim’s vehicle. After impact, the victim spun onto the east shoulder of the highway, the driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

The passenger in that car was transported to Three Rivers Hospital, her name and age have not yet been released. The other driver was also injured and sent to Three Rivers Hospital.