TILLAMOOK COUNTY, OR - The Oregon State Police (OSP) is reporting that on Friday, November 3, 2023, at 7:08 a.m., OSP responded to a log truck versus passenger car crash on Hwy 6, near milepost 12, in Tillamook County.
The preliminary investigation indicated a loaded Kenworth log truck, operated by Michael Julius Woodward (67) of North Plains, was traveling eastbound when a westbound Toyota Prius, operated by Tyler James Street (30) of Rainer, crossed the center line and struck the log truck head-on.
The operator of the Prius (Street) was declared deceased at the scene.
The operator of the Kenworth (Woodward) suffered minor injuries.
The highway was impacted for approximately 5 hours during the on-scene investigation.
OSP was assisted by the Tillamook County Sheriff's Office, Tillamook Fire, and ODOT.