Woman, 62, killed in head-on collision on Highway 99E

Woman, 62, killed in head-on collision on Highway 99E
The scene of a fatal crash on Highway 99E south of Oregon City on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. Photo courtesy of the Oregon State Police.

OREGON CITY, Ore. - A deadly two-car collision closed Highway 99E for hours in Oregon City on Friday.

According to the Oregon State Police, a 2001 Dodge Durango was headed northbound on Highway 99E just before 1:30 p.m. when the driver crossed the center line near milepost 17, north of South End Road.

The Durango collided nearly head-on with a car that was headed in the opposite direction.

The driver of the car, 62-year-old Susanne Frances Forman, was killed in the crash.

The driver of the Durango, 31-year-old Eric Dean Hoskins, was taken to a local hospital to get checked out for a possible injury.