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SILVERTON, Ore. – A teen from Silverton died after crashing her car into a tree east of Salem Sunday, police said.

The crash occurred in the 6600 block of Hazelgreen road, about 5 miles east of Salem.

The driver, Brittany Perry, 18, was rushed to a Salem hospital, where she later died.

The passenger in her vehicle remains hospitalized but no details have been released about her condition.

The crash closed Hazelgreen road for several hours.

Investigators said it was unknown whether speed or alcohol were factors in the crash.

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