2 killed, including child, in accident near Salem



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.


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