One dead in Highway 730 crash

Oregon State Police responded to a fatal two-vehicle crash on Highway 730 on Wednesday night.

UMATILLA COUNTY — A two-vehicle crash resulted in one death on Highway 730 on Wednesday night.

A 1990 Ford F-150 pickup truck headed westbound near milepost 202 crossed into the eastbound lane and collided with a 2011 Volvo semitruck driving by Steven Unruh, 64, of Nampa, Idaho, according to a preliminary investigation conducted by the Oregon State Police.

OSP troopers responded to the scene at around 8:40 p.m., according to a press release.

Police said the driver of the pickup truck, whose name has yet to be released, suffered fatal injuries. 

The crash resulted in a four-hour highway closure.

Unruh was transported to Good Shepherd Medical Center in Hermiston. 

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