On Monday, October 11th, 2021 at approximately 8:48 PM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a two-vehicle crash that was blocking Highway 126E near Leaburg at milepost 19. Preliminary investigation revealed that a Toyota 4-Runner, operated by Nathan Lee Langan (29) of Harrisburg, was traveling westbound and crossed into the oncoming lane striking an eastbound Ford F350 Pickup, operated by Richard Edwin Andrews (42) of Blue River. Langan sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased. Andrews sustained minor injuries. Highway 126E was closed for approximately 3 hours.