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Man killed in head-on collision
Pictured is the Ford Escort driven by Felipe Lopez that was involved in a head-on crash Saturday night.
One man was killed and three injured in a head-on crash on Beersheba Highway on Saturday night.The fatally injured victim, Felipe Lopez, 51, of McMinnville, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash which happened on Beersheba Highway, about three miles south of McMinnville’s city limit. According to Highway Patrolman Rodney Whiles, Heather Williamson, 40, and her two children were in a 2005 Dodge Magnum and had just pulled out of their driveway. They were heading northbound, toward McMinnville, on Beersheba Highway when their car was struck head-on by a southbound 1995 Ford Escort driven by Lopez.“Mr. Lopez was in the northbound lane,” the trooper said, noting Lopez had crossed the center line of the straight stretch of highway just before colliding head-on with Williamson.