Man dies in single-car accident on Hwy 126
LANE COUNTY, Ore. - Officials responded to a single-car accident that included fatalities on Friday night, located on Hwy 126 near milepost 33, just wet of Walton in Lane County.
The preliminary investigations reveal that Steven Maxwell, 64, was traveling west on Hwy 126 in a 2004 Nissan Frontier pickup, when for unknown reason, he drifted off the roadway and crashed into a stump.
The accident occurred at approximately 7:52 p.m. Maxwell suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead on the scene.
The westbound lane of Hwy 126 was shut down for approximately 4 hours, but everything has since been reopened.