Woman Dies In Highway 26 Accident In Wasco County

A 73-year-old Welches woman died in a two-vehicle accident on Highway 26 in Wasco County on Monday morning.  According to the Oregon State Police, a preliminary investigation showed an SUV operated by Kathy Rayborn was traveling eastbound when it crossed into the westbound lanes and collided with a motor home operated by 76-year-old Richard Rydman of Vancouver.  The OSP says Rayborn suffered fatal injuries.  Rydman and his passenger, 73-year-old Janice Rydman of Vancouver, were taken to St. Charles Hospital in Madras.  The OSP says the accident happened at about 11:40 a.m. on Highway 26 near milepost 85.

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