Two cousins from the Seattle area were critically injured in a crash in Oregon on Friday.

The Washington Co. Sheriff's Office said at 6:01 p.m. Friday, deputies responded to a two-vehicle crash on SW Tonquin Road in the community of Sherwood.

When deputies arrived, they found that a Honda Civic traveling eastbound on SW Tonquin Road failed to negotiate a sweeping left curve. The Civic lost traction and slid sideways into the path of a Dodge Durango traveling westbound.

The Sheriff s Office said the Civic was driven by Morgan McFarland, 25, with her cousin, Leah McFarland, 17, as the passenger.

They were returning to Seattle after visiting a relative in Sherwood. Both were critically injured and transported to local hospitals. Morgan's condition was reported Saturday as critical ; Leah's condition was unknown.

The Durango was driven by Jorge Fausto-Gutierrez, 33, from Forest Grove. He was not injured.

Deputies believe speed was a factor in the crash. Members of the Washington County Crash Analysis Reconstruction Team were assisting with the investigation. The road was closed about seven hours for the investigation.

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