Man killed in crash on Highway 126

Troopers are investigating how the crash happened.

Posted: Feb 16, 2018 5:00 PM
Updated: Feb 16, 2018 8:11 PM

WALTON, Ore. – Oregon State Police are investigating a single-vehicle crash on Highway 126 near Walton that killed a Mt. Angel man.

It happened Friday around 4:30 p.m. at milepost 33.

Troopers said a white 2013 Dodge van driven by Sharon Lee Miller, 76, was traveling east when it left the highway and hit a tree.

The passenger, Charles Miller, 83, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sharon Miller was taken to Riverbend Hospital by ambulance with non-life threatening injuries.

The crash closed the highway for about 35 minutes.

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