Jessie L. Hagerty, age 27, of Cloverdale, Oregon was killed and her two children Keegan, age 6, and Baird, age 2, were injured when the car they were riding in crossed the center line and hit a pickup truck driven by a Vancouver, Washington man reports The Columbian.
According to the report, Hagerty was driving southbound in a Ford Explorer on Highway 101 when she inexplicably crossed the centerline and hit a Chevrolet four-door pickup truck driven by Valentin Moskalenko, age 34.
Hagerty was pronounced dead at the car accident scene. Both children were taken to Tillamook General Hospital where Keegan was transported by air to Oregon Health Science University (OHSU) with serious injuries. His brother, Baird, was then then taken to OHSU by ground transport with minor injuries. Hargerty and the children were all wearing safety harnesses and the children were in safety seats.
Valentin and his three male passengers did not suffer any injuries; all four men were wearing safety belts.
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