Redmond man among 2 killed in HWY 97 head-on crash

Jefferson Co. Sheriff's Office

A Redmond man was among two people who died Tuesday morning after a head-on crash on Highway 97 near Antelope, according to Oregon State Police.

Troopers say the crash happened around 8:45 a.m. on Highway 97 at Cow Canyon near the Highway 293 junction in Wasco County.

A southbound Dodge pickup driven by 74-year-old William Robinson of Wasilla, Alaska crossed into the northbound lanes for an unknown reason and collided with a commercial truck driven by 25-year-old Ronald Sims of Redmond.

Both men died at the scene.

The crashed closed Highway 97 for five hours.

Jefferson Co. Sheriff’s Office

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