Hwy 58 crash takes life

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LOWELL, Ore. — A two-vehicle crash on Highway 58 has left one person dead.

46-year-old Lori Jean McNamara of West Fir was pronounced dead at the scene of a crash near Lowell. Her car was struck by an SUV that crossed the centerline. That vehicle was driven by 38-year-old Traci Lynn Akers, who was transported along with her 14-year-old daughter to a Eugene-area hospital.

Traci Lynn Akers was treated and is now lodged in the Lane County Jail on charges including DUII and second-degree manslaughter.