Police: 2 people dead in crash on Hwy 47

Police: 2 people dead in crash on Hwy 47
(Photo: Mike Warner, KATU News)

FOREST GROVE, Ore. – Two people died in a crash on Highway 47 Monday morning, state police said.

The crash happened north of Forest Grove, at Northwest Verboort Road, at 9:25 a.m.

State police said two women, driver Kiden Esther Dilla, 18, and Ayan Mohamed Osman, 19, were found dead in a four-door 2002 Hyundai after the crash.

Investigators said the car was stopped on Verboort Road and the 18-year-old driver pulled into the path of a 1996 Freightliner box truck.

The truck driver was not hurt. Police say he is cooperating with the investigation.

Police closed the highway for their investigation. A detour was in place.