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15-year-old dies in crash near Albany

At this time, evidence indicates speed was a factor, but it does not appear that alcohol or drugs played a role, deputies said.

Posted: Jul 16, 2019 3:50 PM
Updated: Jul 16, 2019 3:51 PM

ALBANY, Ore. -- A 15-year-old from Albany is dead after a crash near Albany Monday night.

Linn County deputies said the teenager was driving a 1986 Toyota Supra north on Three Lakes Road at about 11:30 p.m. when he failed to negotiate a curve. The crash happened south of Grand Prairie Road.

The teen was pronounced dead at the scene. Deputies said he did not have a driver’s license. At this time, evidence indicates speed was a factor, but it does not appear that alcohol or drugs were involved, deputies said.

The Albany Fire Department assisted the sheriff’s office. Deputies are continuing to investigate.

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