A Redmond woman died in a three vehicle crash Friday on Highway 97, according to Oregon State Police.
Oregon State Police said at around 3:30 p.m. a Chevrolet Malibu was going north on Highway 97 and slowed to turn left into a driveway north of Redmond.
The Malibu was hit from behind by a Nissan Rogue driven by 73-year-old James Rooks of Crooked River Ranch. The impact pushed the Malibu into the lane traveling south and into the path of a Toyota Highlander driven by 31-year-old Stephanie Bates of Forest Grove.
Police said the driver of the Malibu, 59-year-old Ann Marie Brock, was fatally injured and pronounced dead. Rooks and his 76-year-old passenger Jacquelyn Rooks were taken to Redmond St. Charles Medical Center with serious injuries.
Bates and her passengers, 38-year-old David Bates and an underage girl, were taken to Redmond St. Charles with injuries.
Highway 97 was closed for several hours.