Albany woman killed in Deschutes County crash

Albany woman killed in Deschutes County crash

Deschutes fatal crash

An Albany woman was killed when her pickup crashed into a commercial vehicle on Highway 20 in Deschutes County.

An Albany woman was killed in a vehicle crash in Deschutes County on Wednesday morning, according to the Oregon State Police.

Esmeralda Martinez was 35.

A passenger in her 2016 Toyota Tundra, Carlos Callejas-Martinez, 34, was treated for non life-threatening injuries, according to an OSP news release.

The crash occurred at about 6:45 a.m. on Highway 20 near milepost 35. Martinez’s pickup was traveling eastbound when it lost control for unknown reasons and collided with a westbound commercial motor vehicle.

The commercial truck driver, Jay Azzano, 29, of Las Vegas, Nevada, was transported to a Bend area hospital via helicopter ambulance with serious injuries.


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