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News Release
Fatal Crash Investigation Highway 20 - 12/05/21

On Sunday, December 5, 2021, at approximately 1:15 am, Benton County deputies responded to a single vehicle crash on Highway 20 near Highway 223.  A 2008 Ford F150 was traveling east bound and left the roadway crashing into an Oregon Department of Transportation road sign.  The Ford was able to get back onto the roadway and come to a stop.  One male passenger was found deceased at the scene.  One female passenger was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital with life threatening injuries.  The driver and one additional passenger were uninjured.  All names are being withheld at this time pending family notification.  The Benton County Crash Team is conducting an investigation and ask anyone with information regarding the circumstances surrounding the crash to call Sergeant David Iverson at 541-766-6858.  The Philomath Police Department and the Oregon Department of Transportation assisted with the scene. 

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