MULTNOMAH COUNTY, OR (March 7, 2022) - The Oregon State Police is reporting that on March 7th, 2022 at approximately 8:15 AM, OSP Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a report of a two vehicle crash on Highway 30 near milepost 14, east of Scappoose.
The preliminary investigation revealed, that a silver Mini Cooper operated by Laysea Liebenow, age 22, of St Helens, was traveling westbound on Highway 30 when her vehicle struck the westbound guardrail and then crossed into the eastbound travel lanes.
Liebenow struck an oncoming Toyota Camry traveling in the eastbound lane and was subsequently ejected from the vehicle after impact.
Liebenow suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The driver of the white Toyota Camry, Thomas Price, age 58, of St. Helens, was transported by ambulance to Emanuel Hospital with minor Injuries.
Highway 30 was closed for approximately 3.5 hours.
OSP was assisted by Columbia County Sheriffs Office, Scappoose Fire Department and ODOT.