Both drivers killed in head-on crash south of Junction City

Both drivers killed in head-on crash south of Junction City

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. - Two people died in a two-vehicle crash Monday night near Junction City.

The crash happened near the intersection of River Road and Brown's Landing around 8:30 p.m. on Monday, according to the Lane County Sheriff's Office.

Authorities said a vehicle crossed into the other lane and hit the other vehicle. LCSO says 56-year-old Daniel Ball died in the crash.

Blake Paltz, 19, was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. He died while receiving emergency treatment for his injuries.

Both men are from Junction City.

LCSO is still investigating the cause of the crash. The road was closed in both directions until around midnight.