LANE COUNTY, Ore. -- A fatal crash happened in the 87300 block of Cedar Flat Road Thursday afternoon, the Lane County Sheriff's Office said.
A Toyota Tacoma truck went off the road, crashed into a tree and caught on fire. The only occupant of the vehicle died at the scene of the crash. It is unknown why the vehicle left the roadway.
Those who live in the neighborhood said they heard the truck peeling out and then heard "a loud bang." The crash happened at about 3:30 p.m.
The Lane County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death along with the Lane County Medical Examiner's Office.
The identity of the person who died is not being released at thie time, as authorities work to notify the person's family.