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Local student 'stable' after crash

An 18-year-old Sweet Home High School student remains hospitalized following a Jan. 19 crash in Lebanon east of Wal-Mart on Highway 20.

While Peyton Ullrich has had multiple surgeries, his father Shane reported that his son is "stable."

Shane Ullrich said the crash happened when Peyton inexplicably swerved into oncoming traffic and struck another vehicle. He said his son and the other driver were sent to the emergency room in Corvallis.

The family can only speculate as to why Peyton swerved, Ullrich said, and they are trying to piece together information from many difference sources. While...

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