Eight killed in Harney County car crash

Oregon State Police says a 1999 Toyota 4 Runner was driving west on Highway 78 when it veered into the eastbound lane and collided with a silver 2016 Toyota 4 Runner.

Posted: Aug. 14, 2018 3:11 PM
Updated: Aug. 14, 2018 7:30 PM

HARNEY COUNTY, Ore. -- Eight people died in a car crash in Harney County Monday morning.

Oregon State Police said a 1999 Toyota 4 Runner was driving west on Highway 78 when it veered into the eastbound lane and collided with a silver 2016 Toyota 4 Runner.

The driver of the eastbound car and 6 passengers were all killed. The driver of the westbound 4 Runner, who was alone, was also pronounced deceased at the scene.

This is an ongoing investigation. The names of the victims haven't been released yet.

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