A Prineville man was killed Thursday evening in a two-car crash on Highway 370, the O’Neil Highway just east of Redmond.
Oregon State Police said a Chevy Impala, operated by 43-year-old Matthew Herrera of Prineville, was driving east at a high rate of speed when he lost control on a corner and slid sideways into the westbound lane. The Impala collided with a westbound GMC pickup truck driven by 37-year-old Aaron Ruhl of Prineville.
Herrera sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Ruhl and his passenger, 32-year-oold Jessica Heggie of Prineville, were taken to St. Charles for injuries.
OSP was assisted by the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office, Redmond Fire and Rescue, and ODOT.