3rd Oregon News from the AP

Date: 01/07/2013 10:37 AM

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Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press


WALDPORT, Ore. (AP) – Two women have been killed in a collision on Highway 101 north of Waldport. Oregon State Police say their van collided with a trailer that fishtailed and broke loose from an oncoming pickup truck yesterday afternoon. The trailer was hauling a four-wheel off road vehicle that came off the trailer and hit the van. Both women in the van died at the scene.

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) – Oregon State Police say a woman is dead after a collision yesterday on Highway 207 just south of Interstate 84 in Umatilla County. The woman was attempting to pass a flatbed truck when it made a left turn. She died at the scene.

WOODBURN, Ore. (AP) – Police suspect arson in an explosion and fire that burned a parked car Saturday evening in Woodburn. Three men were seen running away. Oregon State Police are helping with the investigation.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Police have expanded their search for a Portland man who hasn’t been seen since early on Dec. 22 when he was sleeping on a friend’s couch after celebrating another friend’s birthday. Police have distributed bulletins nationwide about Matthew McConnell-Heglund. Friends and family members became concerned after he failed to return home and did not see his children on Christmas.


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