20-year-old Ontario woman killed instantly in highway crash

ONTARIO, Ore., (KBOI) - A 20-year-old Ontario woman was killed after a crash south of town.

Oregon State Police say Veneza Rodriguez was turning left onto Highway 201 when she was hit by a semi truck.

OSP says Rodriguez was killed instantly.

The car ended up in a ditch and canal. Troopers are investigating whether a cell phone or texting was a contributing factor.

The crash occurred at about 9:30 a.m. Thursday.