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2 die in motorhome, pickup collision in eastern Oregon

The crash happened on Highway 20 near Harper.
Credit: Oregon State Police
Two people were killed in a head-on crash on Highway 20 in eastern Oregon Wednesday afternoon.

HARPER, Oregon — Authorities say two drivers were killed Wednesday when a motorhome towing another vehicle and a pickup truck towing a travel trailer collided in eastern Oregon.

KATU-TV reports 78-year-old Richard Kozol of Medford was driving a Gulfstream motorhome when for an unknown reason it crossed into the westbound lanes on Highway 20 near Harper.

Oregon State Police say Kozol collided with a Ford F-250 pickup towing a travel trailer operated by 72-year-old John Haynes of Palo Cedro, California. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

Two passengers, one from each vehicle, were taken to a hospital in Boise, Idaho.

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