ASTORIA, Ore. -- One person has been killed in a two-vehicle crash on the Astoria-Megler Bridge.

Oregon State Police said Nolan Benson, 27, of Long Beach, Wash. was driving a Hyundai northbound on the Highway 101 bridge at the mouth of the Columbia River around 5 a.m. His car crossed the center line and slammed into an oncoming pickup truck.

The crash left the pickup teetering on the railing above the water.

Benson was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the pickup, Chris Levno, 57, of Kelso, was taken to LegacyEmanuel inPortland with serious injuries.

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