Driver dies after hitting rock wall on Hwy 26

The wreck happened outside Prineville

A Dodge Ram truck driven by 31-year-old Scotty Ledford crashed on Hwy 26 near Prineville on Marhc 18, 2017. (OSP)
A Dodge Ram truck driven by 31-year-old Scotty Ledford crashed on Hwy 26 near Prineville on Marhc 18, 2017. (OSP)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A man died and others were injured in a crash on Highway 26 near Prineville Saturday morning.

The driver of a Dodge Ram truck veered off the road and hit a rock wall, causing the truck to cross into the other lane and into a ditch. Another pickup truck was hit in the crash.

The driver of the Dodge Ram was 31-year-old Scotty Ledford of Medford. He was found dead at the scene. A 27-year-old woman and a juvenile passenger were both taken to the hospital by air ambulance for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The driver and passenger in the other truck were not injured.