On Tuesday, September 5, 2023, at approximately 1:10 P.M., the Oregon State Police responded to a two-vehicle crash on Hwy-30, near milepost 36, in Columbia County. The preliminary investigation indicated a Ford E-250, operated by Beverly Ann Seymore (45) of Rainier, was traveling eastbound when it crossed the center line and struck a Nissan Frontier, operated by Michael Robert Pohl (59) of Rainier, head-on. The operator of the Ford (Seymore) was airlifted to a local hospital for treatment. The operator of the Nissan (Pohl) was declared deceased at the scene. The highway was impacted for approximately 3.5 hours during the on-scene investigation. The cause of the crash is still under investigation. OSP was assisted by the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, Columbia Fire and Rescue, and ODOT.