Hwy 20 closed between Corvallis and Newport following fatal crash

Expect delays, Oregon DOT TripCheck says.

CORVALLIS, Ore. - A fatal crash has closed Highway 20 between Corvallis and Newport about 4 miles west of Burnt Woods.

The highway is closed at milepost 29 in Linn County, Oregon State Police said.

"A crash has occurred at this location that has the highway restricted," Oregon DOT said. "Please find alternate route and expect delays."

A detour has been established on OR 180 between Blodgett and Eddyville.

Oversize trucks are being held at Blodgett and Crystal Creek Loop until U.S. 20 opens, ODOT said.

Information about the cause of the crash and the people involved is not yet available.

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