Man dies in truck crash while working on Oregon wildfire

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MERLIN, Ore. — A man working on the Big Windy fireline has died.

19 year old Jesse Trader from Albany was killed when he crashed his water truck after delivering water all night.

Trader was just driving over to turn the truck in for the next person on the shift. 

He is the second crew member killed this wildfire season in Oregon, and the 29th nationally.

 





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