MALHEUR COUNTY, Oregon — A multi-vehicle fatality crash involving a farm implement occured on SR 201N near milepost 20 in Malheur County on Wednesday at 11:43 a.m.
A 2002 John Deere tractor pulling a large oversized farm implement, operated by Hector Garduno Dominguez, 54, of Weiser, Idaho was traveling southbound on SR-201N. Allan Garrison, 83, of Weiser, Idaho was traveling northbound in a 2013 white Ford F150 pickup when he struck the farm implement that was partially in the northbound lanes of travel. The implement peeled open the driver’s side of the Ford pickup causing serious injuries to Garrison’s left arm. Garrison was later transported by ambulance to St. Alphonsus in Ontario for treatment of his injuries.
Martin Holden, 19, of Northport, Washington was traveling northbound behind the white Ford pickup in a white 1999 Honda Accord when the first crash occurred. The Honda and the implement collided. Holden suffered fatal injuries in the collision and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
SR-201N was closed with detours in place for nearly 4.5 hours.