A three-car crash late Saturday afternoon on Highway 97 near Madras killed a man from Culver.

Yardley A. Rico, 19, of Culver, was northbound on Highway 97 when his car crossed the centerline, according to Oregon State Police.

He sideswiped a 2008 Subaru Forester driven by Kenneth D. Marvel, 65, of Edmonds, Wash. He then hit head-on a 2002 Dodge pickup driven by Jerry R. Prosser, 74, of Madras.

Rico died at the scene, police said.

Marvel and a passenger were not hurt. Prosser and passenger Ruth A. Barnes, 74, of Gearhart, were treated for non-life threatening injuries at St. Charles Medical Center in Redmond.

The highway was closed for two hours during the investigation.