Search for Fire Victim’s Family

ALBANY, Ore. — The Albany Fire Department says one man lost his life during an apartment fire Wednesday morning, but the department is still looking for the victim’s family to notify them. Wanda Omdahl, Albany Fire Department spokesperson, says 64-year-old John Charles Walley died during the fire. Crews responded to the fire at 417 6th … Continue reading »

Two Bodies Found After Creswell Fire

CRESWELL, Ore. — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office found two bodies in the rubble from a fire that burned down a home in Creswell last Wednesday. The two men who lived in the home, Dennis Kelley and Carl McFarland were reported missing, and haven’t been seen since the fire broke out. But, deputies said they’re … Continue reading »

OSP Investigates Fatal I-84 Crash

HOOD RIVER, Ore. — Oregon State Police is investigating the cause of a fatal commercial truck crash on I-84 Friday morning. Troopers say around 5:12 a.m. a 2004 Freightliner truck pulling an empty container trailer was traveling westbound on I-84. The driver, Melvin Roy Schwark, 64, of Lyle, Wash., began to drift to the left … Continue reading »

OSU Mourns Loss of Two Students

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Family and friends are mourning the loss of two Oregon State University students who died in a car crash over the weekend. Oregon State Police say 21-year-old Abigail (Abby) Emerson and 24-year-old Christopher (Topher) Kazanski died Sunday morning after Emerson lost control of her vehicle around a curve on Highway 20 near … Continue reading »

Both Drivers Die in Head-On Crash

UPDATE: Oct. 14, 2013: Oregon State Police is making a correction to its investigation of a deadly wreck on Aug. 26th of this year. Two people died in the two-car wreck on Crow Road west of Eugene. Initially it was determined that Shaylinn Pearl Manchester of Veneta crossed the centerline and collided head-on with Zachary … Continue reading »

Cottage Grove Woman Killed in Accident

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — A Cottage Grove woman is dead and a driver was detained following a crash. The crash happened near Cottage Grove. Oregon State Police officers responded to the scene shortly after 3 p.m. on London Road just north of Cottage Grove Lake. That’s where investigators say a woman was standing on the … Continue reading »

Fatal Crash on HWY 20

EDDYVILLE, Ore. — Oregon State Police have confirmed a fatal crash at milepost 24 with blockage to HWY 20. ODOT and OSP are on the scene and are working to clear the wreckage, but travelers should expect delays. This is a developing story and KEZI 9 News will have more on it as it develops … Continue reading »