A Richland man died Wednesday in a head-on crash on Highway 207, north of Lexington.
The East Oregonian reports Neal Reau, 35, was traveling southbound in a Honda Fit when he crossed into the oncoming lane and sideswiped a 2009 Chevy pickup towing a heavy flatbed trailer. Reau was pronounced dead at the scene.
Theodore Bither, 44, of Echo, was driving the pickup and was transported to the hospital in Heppner with minor injuries, according to the newspaper.
Highway 207 was closed for more than five hours while Oregon State Police troops investigated the crash and removed the vehicles. It reopened around 7 p.m. Wednesday.
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An investigation into the crash is ongoing.