Benton Co. Sheriff's Office

CORVALLIS, Ore. – On Thursday, October 27, 2022, around 11:48 a.m., the Benton County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a motor vehicle crash on Alpine Road near Bellfountain Road. 

The investigation revealed a 2005 Subaru traveling East on Alpine Road entered into a construction zone occupied by the Benton County Road Department. The Subaru failed to stop for the flagger who at the time was holding a stop sign. 

The Subaru crashed into a parked Benton County Road Department dump truck inside the construction zone. The driver of the Subaru sustained fatal injuries. 

The identity of the driver is being held until next of kin can be notified. 

The Benton County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on scene by the Monroe Fire Department, Corvallis Fire Department, and Benton County Road Department. 

If anyone has any information regarding the crash, please contact Detective Iverson at 541-766-6858 or by email at david.iverson@co.benton.or.us.