Crash, Highway 26, News

Highway 26 closed for fatal crash near Maller Rd

Highway 26 is closed following a fatal crash near Maller Road, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday afternoon.

“[Life Flight] will be landing in the area soon,” the sheriff’s office said at 1 p.m. “Hwy 26 will likely be closed in both directions between Hwy 47 southbound and Hwy. 6 for the next few hours,” the law enforcement agency added.

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This is a developing story. Updates will be added as they are confirmed.

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Chas Hundley is the editor of the Banks Post and sister news publications the Gales Creek Journal and the Salmonberry Magazine. He grew up in Gales Creek and has a cat.

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