A 43-year-old Orleans man died in a fatal crash with a semi this morning in Livonia.

According to the Washington County Sheriff’s Department, police were sent to the intersection of State Road 56 and State Road 337 in Livonia at 4:22a. 

Deputies found Bret Freed, 43, Orleans, dead at the scene.

Evidence at the scene and witness statement indicated that Freed was operating a 2012 Toyota Corolla. 

According to Deputy Alan Taylor, Freed was southbound on SR 337 when he came to the intersection of State Road 56 West. 

Taylor said Freed continued through the intersection and failed to stop for an unknown reason.

Freed’s vehicle was then struck by a semi tractor trailer that was west bound on SR 56, driven by Kenneth Cupp of Salem.

Cupp was not injured in the crash. 

The crash remains under investigation at this time.