Ore. police say crashes killed 3 over weekend



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.