Fatal crash closes Highway 30 near Astoria

Fatal crash closes Highway 30 near Astoria
Crash scene on Highway 30 Thursday morning. (Viewer photo)

NEAR SVENSON, Ore. - A fatal crash closed Highway 30 sear Astoria Thursday morning.

In a press release, Oregon State Police said a semi truck collided with another vehicle near Svenson, which is located about 12 miles east of Astoria.

OSP said the collision was a head-on fatal crash but did not say how many people were involved.

The highway was expected to remain closed for a long period of time while accident investigators worked at the scene, according to the Oregon Department of Transportation. A detour was in place.

The identities of those involved in the crash and the possible cause have not been released.