FATAL CRASH ON INTERSTATE 5 – LINN COUNTY

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Linn County, Ore. – On Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at approximately 1:50 AM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two-vehicle fatal crash on Interstate 5 near milepost 220.

 

Preliminary investigation revealed a southbound Chrysler PT Cruiser, operated by Michael Elliott (79) of Sublimity, collided with a Volvo semi-tractor that was being towed. The Chevrolet tow truck, operated by Walker Farnham (26) of Eugene, is owned by A+ Towing.

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Elliot was transported by ambulance to Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Corvallis where he was later pronounced deceased. Farnham was uninjured.

Interstate 5 remained open to traffic.

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OSP was assisted by Linn County Sheriff’s Office, Albany Medics, Halsey Rescue.

 

(News Release from Oregon State Police
Posted on FlashAlert: January 5th, 2022 9:07 AM)

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