Crash near Pendleton kills passenger

A single-car crash early Friday morning on State Road 38 just west of Pendleton killed one person and injured another. Megan Solinski, 29, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver, Chris Wertz, 36, was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. The car struck a utility pole near County Road 650 W. at about 2 a.m., knocking out power to some homes near Pendleton.

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