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Portland man dies after truck crash along Hwy 101

The crash occurred south of Pacific City on Saturday morning, according to the Oregon State Police.
Credit: OSP

PACIFIC CITY, Ore. — A Portland man died after the large rental truck he was driving went off the road and crashed into a tree along Highway 101 on Saturday.

The crash occurred near milepost 91, south of Pacific City, around 9 a.m., according to the Oregon State Police.

The driver, 31-year-old Christopher Parks, died at the scene.

Investigators said Parks was traveling northbound in the truck when it crossed the highway and went off the road.

Credit: OSP

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