ATV rider seriously hurt in crash with pick-up

Traci Rene Parker was rushed to a Corvallis hospital

Traci Rene Parker was seriously hurt when the ATV she was riding was hit by a pickup near Lebanon, Dec. 4, 2015 (Linn County Sheriff's Office)
Traci Rene Parker was seriously hurt when the ATV she was riding was hit by a pickup near Lebanon, Dec. 4, 2015 (Linn County Sheriff's Office)

LEBANON, Ore. (KOIN) — A woman was seriously injured when her ATV collided with a pick-up truck west of Lebanon early Friday night.

Traci Rene Parker was rushed to a Corvallis hospital for treatment of serious head injuries, the Linn County Sheriff’s Office said. The crash happened around 5:45 p.m. near the 31000 block of Parker Road.

The 39-year-old woman, who works at a nearby farm, was not wearing a helmet when she was hit. Investigators said the pick-up hit the ATV as it pulled onto the road. It’s not yet known why she drove onto the road or if her headlights were turned on.

The 27-year-old driver of the pick-up stayed at the scene and is cooperating. He was not injured.

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