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Investigators seek cause of crash that severely injured Albany man


July 11, 2017

Photo courtesy of Craig Wilson A LIFE FLIGHT chopper waits on Rocky Top Bridge as an injured motorist is rescued from a vehicle rollover on Quartzville Road on July 2.

Linn County Sheriff’s investigators are continuing to investigate a rollover accident in the Quartzville area that left an Albany man seriously injured, according to Undersheriff Jim Yon.

Yon said deputies and other rescue personnel responded at approximately 4:55 p.m. on July 2 to a report of a single-vehicle rollover crash near milepost 16 on Quartzville Road.

Upon arrival, deputies found a 2000 Ford Ranger pickup truck had crashed off the roadway, falling approximately 80 feet down an embankment. The vehicle came to rest on its side and was teetering on a large boulder at the edge o...

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