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Albany man killed in crash

Police identified the driver as Darrell Johnson, 61.

Posted: May. 10, 2018 11:53 PM

BENTON COUNTY, Ore. -- A single-vehicle crash near Corvallis took the life of an Albany man on Thursday night.

Authorities said Darrell Johnson, 61, was driving east on Hwy 20 near the Granger Avenue intersection around 6:30 when he crashed into a pole.

Johnson's car, a 1999 Ford Taurus, caught fire and he died at the scene.

Police said they're unsure why Johnson lost control and left the road.

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