Ore. police say crashes killed 3 over weekend

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The Oregon State Police say three people died in traffic accidents over the Labor Day weekend.

The police said in a statement Tuesday the number is preliminary. The total is below the average of seven for the holiday weekend.

Officers reported two fatal crashes between 6 p.m. Friday and midnight Monday: a crash involving a motorcycle in Clackamas County that killed two people on Friday and a pickup truck crash that killed a man west of Grass Valley. The truck was found Monday.