Coos Bay Truck Driver Found Dead

Linn County Sheriff’s Department

A Coos Bay Truck Driver has been found dead in the semi-truck he was driving near Albany. According to police, 54 Year-Old Steven Ames had apparently suffered a medical issue while he was driving the Mack truck. The truck was found more than 10 hours after the wreck had taken place, still running in gear and the wheels still spinning. The truck was found in a shallow creek bed at the bottom of an embankment. Officials on the scene had reported that diesel fuel had to be removed by Hazmat. The crash is still under investigation.

This entry was posted on Monday, December 10th, 2012 and is filed under Local News.