SALEM, Ore. (KPTV) – A South Salem crash Friday night resulted in two fatalities.
According to the Salem Police Department, emergency responders were sent shortly before 9:30 p.m. to a collision just south of the intersection of Commercial Street at Browning Avenue SE.
Arriving officers found a Jeep SUV on its side in the roadway and a Nissan sedan in a landscape strip of a nearby business.
A witness told the Salem P.D. the Jeep was traveling northbound on Commercial Street before colliding with the Nissan as the sedan attempted to turn east into the parking lot of a business. The sedan then struck another vehicle already in the business parking lot.
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The driver of the sedan, Jason Pelletier, 43, and the front passenger, Linda Lee, 61, were pronounced deceased at the scene.
A third occupant of the sedan and the driver of the SUV were taken to Salem Health for medical treatment.
The Salem Police Traffic Team is leading the crash investigation.
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Friday night crash kills two in South Salem