Fatal Crash on Hwy 26-Jefferson County

On Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at approximately 7:40 PM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two-vehicle crash on Hwy 26 near milepost 114. 

Preliminary investigation revealed a gray Toyota Tacoma, operated by Audry Cooper McHugh (29) of Bend, was passing several vehicles in the fog when it collided head-on with a westbound gold Chevrolet Malibu, operated by Saralee Spino-McCormaack (29) of Warm Springs.

Spino-McCormack and the right rear passenger, a 13-year old male, sustained fatal injuries and were pronounced deceased. A 14-year old female passenger was transported to an area hospital with serious injuries. McHugh was transported to an area hospital with serious injuries. 

Hwy 26 was closed for approximately 2 hours while the OSP Collision Reconstruction Unit investigated the scene.

OSP was assisted by Jefferson County Fire and EMS, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, ODOT.