35-year-old man dies on Highway 20 East of Hyak Park
Story by Holly Hofstead - The Oregon Herald
The Acura crashed head on into a 2020 Ford F350 driven by Gerald Elroy MacGregor which was travelling west bound. MacGregor was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Merritt, the driver of the Acura died at the scene.
2020 Ford Driver: Gerald Elroy MacGregor 2161 Water Ave. NE Albany, 59 year old white male adult
1997 Acura: Keith Merritt Lee 845 S 3rd St Independence 35 years old white male adult
Highway 20 was closed in both directions for 3.5 hours