Group Fights to Make Highway 20 Safer

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A section of Highway 20 between Corvallis and Albany is in the top 10 percent of crash sites in the state, and neighbors are fighting to make is safer. A group of neighbors, Saving Lives at Merloy Avenue, has already worked with the Oregon Department of Transportation to lower the speed limit … Continue reading »

Three Killed in Crash Near Lost Lake

UPDATE — The victims have been identified as Tiffany and Fred Fefelov, and their 7-month-old daughter Mila from Sherwood. LINN COUNTY, Ore. — A crash on Highway 20 near Lost Lake killed three people Saturday morning. Oregon State Police say it happened on Highway 20 near milepost 78 just before 10 a.m. Officers say a … Continue reading »

Man Takes Plea Deal for Fatal DUII Crash

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A Corvallis man took a plea deal on Wednesday, claiming responsibility for a deadly crash in Benton County in August. Damon Selves, 32, accepted a deal with the District Attorney’s office to plead guilty to criminally negligent homicide and DUII for the death of a Eugene man. In August, the Benton County … Continue reading »

Man Dies in Highway 20 Crash

ALBANY, Ore. — A deadly crash in Benton County and deputies think alcohol may have played a factor. The Benton County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened around 7 a.m. this morning on Highway 20 east of NW Scenic Drive. Deputies say a car driven by Damon Selves, 32, of Corvallis crossed the center line. … Continue reading »

Critical Injuries in Log Truck Crash

ALBANY, Ore.—   A 21-year-old woman is in critical condition after her car collided with an empty log truck Thursday afternoon. Oregon State Police says it happened on Highway 20, just east of Albany. Police say the woman was headed west near milepost two, when she went off the road onto shoulder on the north side. … Continue reading »

Fatal Highway 20 Crash Concerns Drivers

EDDYVILLE, Ore. — Memorial Day Weekend is around the corner, and traffic will pick up on Highway 20 between the coast and Corvallis. But another fatal crash on Tuesday night is leaving drivers nervous about the notorious stretch of highway. On Tuesday night, Oregon State Police say 66-year-old Gary Langstaff of Siletz passed a line … Continue reading »

Driver Killed in Highway 20 Crash

EDDYVILLE, Ore. — A crash on Highway 20 Tuesday evening proved deadly. The wreck was near Eddyville. Troopers say preliminary information indicates a pickup an F-350 pulling a trailer hit head-on and killed the driver of the pickup. The driver of the F-350 received minor injuries. The crash is still under investigation.

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 »

Two Die in Crash on HWY 20

UPDATE: OSP says two students from Oregon State University died in the crash. Abigail Patricia Emerson, 21, of Roseburg, and Christopher J. Kazanski, 24, of Madison, Wis. died after their car was submerged in the Yaquina River. EDDYVILLE, Ore. — Oregon State Police are investigating the cause a deadly crash along Highway 20, Sunday. Troopers … Continue reading »

School Bus to Stop Traffic at Merloy Ave

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A Corvallis bus stop will see a change come Monday, after parents voiced their concerns about its safety. The Corvallis School District decided Friday that school buses stopping at the corner of Merloy Avenue and Highway 20 in Corvallis will start putting on its flashers to stop traffic starting Monday. Right now, … Continue reading »

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