Bruce Sirnio, Andrew Deverna, killed, one person injured, taken to hospital, after two car crash on U.S. 20.

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Oregon State Police on Saturday released the names of the two drivers killed in a crash on U.S. 20 outside of Sisters on Friday afternoon.

Oregon State Police on Saturday released the names of the two drivers killed in a crash on U.S. 20 outside of Sisters on Friday afternoon.

Bruce Sirnio, 61, of Salem, was driving an Acura sport utility vehicle westbound near milepost 86 when he crossed into the eastbound lane for unknown reasons, according to police. He crashed nearly head-on into a Toyota pickup truck driven by Andrew Deverna, 42, of Newberg, authorities said.

A female passenger, 41, of King City, who was in the Toyota was taken to Saint Charles Hospital in Bend with non-life-threatening injuries, officials said.

All three involved in the crash were wearing seatbelts, police said, and both vehicles’ airbags deployed.

People Involved: 
Bruce Sirnio
Andrew Deverna
U.S. 20

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