PORTLAND The driver arrested for a crash that killed a Damascus woman in May appeared in court on manslaughter charges Friday.

Clackamas County Sheriff's deputies arrested 52-year-old Gary Monaco on manslaughter and DUII charges Thursday.

Investigators said on May 14 of this year, Monaco was the driver who crossed over the center line in his pickup truck on Southeast Tillstrom Road and crashed head-on into a Nissan Versa driven by 76-year-old Laura Schaefer.

The crash knocked Schaefer's vehicle down an embankment, where she was pinned inside her car and died at the scene.

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