Logging truck hits SUV, kills driver

A collision between a loaded logging truck and an SUV left one person dead on Highway 223, Jan. 23, 2014 (OSP)
A collision between a loaded logging truck and an SUV left one person dead on Highway 223, Jan. 23, 2014 (OSP)

DALLAS, Ore. (KOIN) — A collision between a loaded logging truck and an SUV left one person dead on Highway 223 early Thursday afternoon.

The victim was identified Friday as 64-year-old Stanley Paul Dankenbring of Dallas, Ore.

According to Oregon State Police (OSP), at around 1:15 p.m., Dankenbring was traveling south on Highway 223, about three miles south of Dallas, when his 2000 Ford Explorer crossed the center line and collided head-on with a logging truck that was in the northbound lane.

The truck driver and his passenger, both from Klamath Falls, were unhurt.

OSP is still looking into the cause of the crash.

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