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  Fatal Crash on Hwy 20, Linn County   Portland man dies in Linn County's crash  


Story by Yi Lin - The Oregon Herald
Published on Friday April 2, 2021 - 10:59 PM

 
A Portland man died after an early evening crash in Linn County on Wednesday.

On Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at approximately 6:37 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a vehicle crash on Hwy 20 at the intersection of Hwy 226.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a Honda motorcycle, operated by Martin Pratt Jr. (81) of Portland, was entering Hwy 20 from Hwy 226 and struck the side of a Dodge pickup operated by Mark Lehnert (59) of Philomath.

Both Pratt and his passenger, 68-year-old Carol Pratt, were transported to Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Corvallis. Martin Pratt was pronounced deceased at the hospital.

Lehnert was not injured. Carol Pratt's condition was not released.

OSP was assisted by the Linn County Sheriff's Office, Albany Fire Department, and ODOT.