Woman Injured in Highway 20 Crash

SWEET HOME, Ore. — A Sweet Home woman is lucky to be alive after leading police on a chase and crashing on Highway 20. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, a deputy tried to pull over a car traveling without lights. The car pulled over, but it sped away. Deputies say … Continue reading »

Driver Dies in Motorcycle Crash

SWEET HOME, Ore. — Oregon State Police is continuing its investigation into a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred Friday night. Around 10:22 p.m., an Albany Police officer attempted to stop Lance Morgan Hawken, 42, of Sweet Home, for a traffic violation near 15th Avenue and Long Street. Hawken, driving a Ducati motorcycle, failed to yield … Continue reading »

Deadly Cash near Sweet Home

SWEET HOME, Ore. — Troopers are investigating a deadly crash on Highway 20, about three miles west of Sweet Home. Troopers say the victim tried to make a left turn onto Dew Road but pulled directly in front of another car. They hit head-on, killing the driver of the car making the turn. There were … Continue reading »