According to Oregon State Police, Steven James Wyatt, 79 of Jacksonville, was driving westbound when he made a left turn onto Upper Applegate Road.
OSP says Wyatt crossed into the path of an oncoming truck, causing a side-impact collision.
Wyatt was pronounced dead shortly after.
The driver of the other vehicle suffered minor injuries.
OSP says the highway was impacted for around 2 and a half hours during the on-scene investigation.
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