ST. HELENS, Ore. – A motorcyclist was killed in a head-on crash in St. Helens Wednesday evening.

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office says 21-year-old Brandon Brissett, of St. Helens, was speeding and driving in the wrong lane when he collided with a Honda Civic driven by 20-year-old Tyson Singlestad, of St. Helens. The crash was reported at 6:48 p.m. and occurred on West Kappler Road, near Old Bunker Hill Road.

Brissett was pronounced dead at the scene. Singlestad was taken to Legacy Emanuel Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Deputies do not know why Brissett was driving in the wrong lane into oncoming traffic.