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Former OSU football player injured in head-on crash

Caleb Smith was driving when he was hit by an oncoming vehicle, who was attempting to pass a string of cars.

Posted: May 3, 2019 5:48 PM
Updated: May 3, 2019 6:26 PM

SALEM, Ore. -- A former Oregon State University football player was injured in a head-on crash in Salem on Monday. 

According his family, Caleb Smith was driving when he was hit by an oncoming vehicle, who was attempting to pass a string of cars.

They said with no time to react, both vehicles struck each other head on in a violent collision.

Smith was rushed to the Salem hospital with significant facial injuries as well as severe back trauma, leaving his lower back shattered.

Smith and his fiancée have a newborn baby boy named Clay.

The have set up a GoFundMe page to help with accumulating costs. For more information, click here. 

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