Walton, OR – On Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at approximately 7:40 AM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two-vehicle fatal crash on Hwy 126W at milepost 29.
Preliminary investigation revealed a westbound Dodge Caravan, operated by Alfred Santos (62) of Eugene, collided head-on with an eastbound Toyota Camry, operated by Zakkary McCann (29) of Mapleton.
McCann sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased. A passenger in the Toyota Camry, Kussaundra Stevenson (25) of Mapleton, received minor injuries. Santos was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.
Hwy 126W was closed for approximately 4 hours.
OSP was assisted by Western Lane Ambulance, Lane County Sheriff’s Office, Lane Fire Authority and ODOT.
This investigation is continuing and more information will be released when appropriate.