Two people sent to hospital after truck crash near Gilchrist

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GILCHRIST, Ore. — Two people were sent to hospital yesterday after their semi slid off Highway 97 about three miles north of Gilchrist.

59 year old Shelly Young from Marysville, Ca. was driving north on 97 around 4:30am when her truck and trailer hit ice, slid across the highway, and landed on the shoulder.

Young and her passenger, 50 year old Susan Walker, were both trapped in the vehicle, and had to be extricated by emergency personnel.