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Hwy 223/Bridgeport Crash Fatal

POLK COUNTY -- A Falls City man was killed in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 223 on Sunday, Oregon State Police said.

POLK COUNTY -- A Falls City man was killed in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 223 on Sunday, Oregon State Police said.

Daniel Jordan, 49, was westbound on Bridgeport Road at about 7:10 p.m. in a 1993 Ford Escort when he drove through a stop sign at the intersection with Kings Valley Highway (OR 223), police said.

His car collided with a northbound Ford F-350 pickup that was towing an 18-foot utility trailer, OSP said. Jordan died at the scene. OSP troopers are investigating whether he was wearing a seat belt.

The driver of the pickup on Kings Valley Highway, Nicholas Lutz, 65, of Florence was not injured and was wearing a seat belt.

Polk County Sheriff's deputies and Dallas Fire and Rescue assisted at the scene.

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