HUNTINGTON — A teenager from the western side of the state died in a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 84 near Huntington on Sunday.
According to a news release from Oregon State Police, at about 1:36 a.m. Sunday, troopers and emergency personnel responded to the crash near milepost 353.
Preliminary investigation revealed that a Subaru Crosstrek, driven by 19-year-old Aislynn Hoang, of Salt Lake City, was heading east, passing a commercial motor vehicle when it lost control. It subsequently struck the commercial vehicle’s trailer, crossed the median into the westbound lanes, and collided with a Ford F150 pickup pulling a trailer.
Hoang was transported by air ambulance to a hospital in Boise for injuries.
The passenger in the Crosstrek, Garrett Carpenter, 19, of Beaverton, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The operator of the F150 John Mcpherson, 67, and his passenger, Lou Anne Heim, 64, both of Port Orchard, Washington, were taken by ground to an area hospital for injuries.
The operator of the commercial vehicle was not injured.
The road was wet at the time of the crash.
OSP was assisted by the Huntington Fire Department, Treasure Valley Paramedics and Oregon Department of Transportation.