2 killed, including child, in accident near Salem

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- Oregon State Police say two people were killed, including a child, in a New Year's day accident outside of Salem.

The Oregonian (http://is.gd/DOXnva ) reports the crash happened shortly before 3 a.m. Sunday when a van carrying nine people and another vehicle with two occupants collided on Highway 99E north of Salem.

A child in the van and the driver of the other vehicle were pronounced dead at the scene. As many as eight others were taken to Salem Hospital for treatment.

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Information from: The Oregonian, http://www.oregonlive.com