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Fatal Traffic Crash - Highway 30 west of Clatskanie
08/28/2010
Lieutenant Gregg Hastings
Public Information Officer
(503) 731-3020 ext. 247

Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers are continuing the investigation into the cause of a Friday afternoon two vehicle fatal traffic crash on Highway 30 near Woodson Road about five miles west of Clatskanie. A 57-year old Camas, Washington man was killed in the crash and the other driver was critically injured.
 
According to OSP Senior Trooper Randy Fargher, on August 28, 2010 at approximately 5:54 p.m. a 1978 Ford Courier pickup driven by JEFFERY KIMBALL, age 60, from north Portland, was westbound on Highway 30 near milepost 68 when it crossed the centerline and crashed into an eastbound 1989 Honda Accord four-door driven by HANS SUNDQVIST, age 57, from Camas, Washington.
 
SUNDQVIST was pronounced deceased at the scene. Washington State Patrol troopers assisted OSP with next of kin notification.
 
KIMBALL was transported by LifeFlight to Legacy Emanuel Hospital with critical injuries.
Safety restraint use information pending investigation confirmation.
 
The highway was closed for four hours during the investigation by OSP troopers from the St. Helens and Astoria offices.
 
Clatskanie Police Department, Clatskanie Fire Department and ODOT assisted at the scene.