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Head-on crash kills one

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One person was killed in a head-on crash Thursday morning on Rogue River Drive, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office reported.

Police and fire units responded at 7:25 a.m. to the two-vehicle accident, in the 4000 block of the road, near Takelma County Park, according to dispatch records and sheriff’s office spokesman Mike Moran.

“At this point, one person has died, and the other person driving the other car is at a hospital,” Moran said.

Details about factors that led up to the crash and the people involved were not released.

The Serious Traffic Accident Reconstruction team was on scene investigating, Moran said.

The road was closed to traffic during the investigation, county roads department director John Vial said.