Sweet Home man dies in Hwy. 20 crash


July 18, 2018

Photos by Sean C. Morgan

A Sweet Home man has died after a rollover accident on Highway 20 on Tuesday, July 17.

Oregon State Police troopers and Sweet Home Fire Department personnel responded to the report of a two-vehicle crash on Highway 20 east of Sweet Home about 2 p.m. Tuesday, about half a mile west of Quartzville Road.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2001 Pontiac van, operated by Scott A. Wartena, 76, of Sweet Home, was traveling westbound on Hwy. 20 when, for an unknown reason, ir began swerving back and forth in both lanes of travel. An eastbound 2006 Ford Explorer, operated by Linda K. PHI...

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