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Medford man injured in Highway 140 crash

A Medford man remained at Sky Lakes Medical Center in Klamath Falls this morning after an accident on icy Highway 140 Thursday near Lake of the Woods.

Jeremiah Paladino, 30, was listed in fair condition. Also injured in the accident was Steven G. Sayre, 41, of Klamath Falls. He remained at Providence Medford Medical Center.

Police say Paladino was headed west in a 2000 Toyota 4 Runner when it hit ice near milepost 36 and slid into the eastbound lane, crashing nearly head-on with an eastbound Ford Explorer driven by Sayre.

The accident blocked the eastbound lane of the highway for about two hours. Police are continuing an investigation into the cause of the crash.