Friday, May 5, 2017

Albany man loses life in crash

ALBANY MAN LOSES LIFE IN CRASH


News Release from Oregon State Police
Posted on FlashAlert: May 5th, 2017 2:19 PM
On May 5, 2017 at approximately 12:40am, the OSP responded to a motor vehicle crash on Interstate 5 near the Santiam Rest Area in Marion County.

The preliminary investigation revealed that 49 year old Edward Scott SCHMIDT, from Albany, was operating a 2011 Chevrolet pickup and was southbound on Interstate 5 when he drove into the back of a semi-truck that was parked in the "gore point" - the area between the interstate's slow lane and the exit lane. SCHMIDT was pronounced deceased on scene and the operator of the semi-truck was not injured.

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