Troopers: 64-year-old man dies after single car crash on Highway 126 in Lane Co.

Image: Oregon State Police

A man died at the scene after a crash on Highway 126 on Friday evening.

Oregon State Police responded to a single car crash on Highway 126 near Walton in Lane County around 7:50 p.m.

During the investigation, troopers found a pickup truck operated by Steven Maxwell, 64, was traveling west when for unknown reasons drifted off the road and crashed into a stump.

Maxwell suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The westbound lane of Highway 126 was shut down for approximately four hours.

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