Oregon teen killed in fatal traffic accident

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An Oregon teen is dead after being struck by a semi truck overnight on Saturday.

The accident happened on West Pines Road just off of Rt. 2.

17-year-old Weslee Rice was hit by a semi driven by 21 year old Dakota Snyder. Snyder was taken to a Dixon hospital. 

The autopsy on Rice is set for Monday.

The Oregon School District posted on their Facebook page saying in part, “We are greatly saddened by the loss of one of our students.”

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