Salem woman dies after crash in Linn County

The woman was taken by Air Ambulance to a nearby hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Posted: Jul 7, 2020 12:43 PM
Updated: Jul 7, 2020 12:44 PM

LINN COUNTY, Ore. – A Salem woman is dead after a crash on Highway 20 Monday night.

Oregon State Police said troopers and emergency personnel responded just before 6:30 p.m. to the Highway 20 and Highway 22 junction.

Investigators said Corey Brett, 51, of Creswell was driving a Dodge Ram 1500 west on Highway 20, turning left across Highway 22 to stay on Highway 20.

The vehicle crossed into the path of a Nissan Rouge driven by Kaitlyn Allen, 20, of Salem. Allen was headed east on Highway 22.

Allen was taken by Air Ambulance to St. Charles in Bend where she was pronounced dead.

Brett reportedly had no known injuries from the crash.

Sisters Fire and Rescue and Oregon Department of Transportation assisted.

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