Local & Regional
NEAR CORBETT, Ore. - The Oregon State Police is investigating a fatal crash on Interstate 84 east of Corbett that involved a motorist driving the wrong way.
According to Lt. Gregg Hastings, a 2007 Kia Rio was traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes late Friday when it collided head on with a pickup driven by 53-year-old James Schneider of White Salmon, Wash.
The 36-year-old woman driving the Kia died at the scene. She was later identified as Erika K. Myers from Southeast Portland. She was wearing safety restraints and the car's airbags deployed, the Oregon State Police reported.
Schneider was taken to a Portland hospital with serious injuries.
Hastings said at least one driver complained about a wrong-way vehicle just before crash.