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UPDATE: Names released following fatal crash in Jackson County

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UPDATE: The names of both people involved in a fatal Jackson County crash have been released.

Police say Norman Tischer, 80, from Augusta was pronounced dead the scene. Leanna Cernohous, 36, from Merrillan was transported to a hospital where she remains in critical care

The crash happened just after noon Wednesday on U.S. Highway 12 in the Town of Alma. The Jackson County Sheriff's Office said two cars crashed and both vehicles suffered severe damage.


Dec. 27, 2017

Town of Alma (WQOW) -- One person is dead and another was injured following a crash in Jackson County on Wednesday.

It happened just after noon on U.S. Highway 12 in the Town of Alma. The Jackson County Sheriff's Office said two cars crashed and both vehicles suffered severe damage. One person was pronounced dead at the scene. Another person was taken to the hospital.

The sheriff's office said the highway was closed for four hours while crews investigated the crash. Names are being withheld at this time. 

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