Fatal semi-pickup crash closes SE 27th Street in Bend

A person died when a semi-truck and pickup truck reportedly collided head-on Thursday afternoon at the entrance to Deschutes County's Knott Landfill in southeast Bend, closing Southeast 27th Street, officials said.


On this day: August 8

POSTED: 3:25 PM PDT August 6, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT August 7, 2015 

Napoleon goes into exile, Wrigley gets lights, the "Dream Team" clinches gold in Barcelona, and the United States' debt rating takes a hit, all on this day.

OTD August 8 - Karen Black
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2013: Actress Karen Black, best known for movies such as "Easy Rider," "Five Easy Pieces," "The Great Gatsby," "The Day of the Locust" and "Nashville," dies of ampullary cancer at age 74 in Santa Monica, California. Black earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for "Five Easy Pieces," a role that also earned her a Golden Globe. She also received a Golden Globe for "The Great Gatsby" and was nominated for "The Day of the Locust."


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