Police say truck involved in fatal crash struck elk

By Jayson Jacoby / The Baker City Herald

Investigators from the Oregon State Police said today that the driver of a pickup truck that crashed on Interstate 84 near Baker City Saturday night, leading to the death of one passenger, struck an elk, causing the driver to lose control.

Tanda Kay Pratt, 60, of Blackfoot, Idaho, died in the crash that happened about 10:38 p.m. Saturday near Milepost 294, about 10 miles north of Baker City.

The driver, Todd B. Pratt, also of Blackfoot, was injured, as were the two other passengers, Joe L. Pratt, 61, of Blackfoot, and Austin B. Parker 23, of Pocatello, Idaho.

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