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Stayton Woman Dies in Highway-22 Crash MondaySalem-News.com
Police say they are still trying to determine what caused the car to leave the roadway, leading to the fatal crash.
(DETROIT) - A Stayton woman died Monday evening in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 22 near the west end of Detroit Lake. There other individuals in the other vehicle from Seattle, Washington were injured, one received critical injuries.
Around 7:20 PM Monday, a 2004 Ford Mustang driven by 34-year old Dana Orr of Stayton, was westbound on Highway 22E near milepost 42 negotiating a left hand curve, when she apparently lost control and the car slid broadside into the eastbound lane where it was struck by another vehicle.
Striking the Mustang in the passenger side was an eastbound 1989 Volvo four-door driven by 52-year Caroline Corrado of Seattle, Washington.
Orr was using safety restraints and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Even though Caroline Corrado was using safety restraints, police say she was critically injured. She initially was transported by ambulance to Santiam Hospital and then transferred to Oregon Health Sciences University where she remains in critical condition.
There were two passengers in the Volvo who were also injured.
26-year old Ariana Corrado of from Seattle was seated in the right front seat using safety restraints and received non-life threatening injuries. She was taken by ambulance to the Gates area where she was transferred to LifeFlight and taken to Legacy Emanuel Hospital in Portland. She is listed in good condition this morning.
28-year old Hannah B. Jones of Seattle was seated in the center rear seat and was not using safety restraints. She was transported by ambulance to Santiam Hospital in Stayton with non-life threatening injuries.
Oregon State Police troopers from the Salem Area Command office are continuing the investigation. The cause of the crash has not been determined.
The Marion County Sheriff's Office, Stayton Fire Department, Gates Fire & Rescue, Detroit Fire & Ambulance, U.S. Forest Service and ODOT assisted at the scene. Highway 22E was closed in both directions for about one hour until one lane was reopened. The highway was fully reopened at about 10:00 PM.
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