SUV driver killed in head-on crash with log truck

SUV driver killed in head-on crash with log truck

DALLAS, Ore. - A man died when his SUV hit a log truck head-on Thursday on Highway 223, 3 miles south of Dallas.

State police said the Ford Explorer crossed the center line and hit the log truck head-on around 1:20 p.m.

The driver of the SUV - Stanley Paul Dankenbring, 64, of Dallas, Oregon - died at the scene.

The log truck driver and his passenger were not injured.

The crash investigation closed Hwy 223 (Kings Valley Hwy.) just south of Dallas, the Oregon DOT said.

ODOT set up detours around the wreck.