MADRAS, OR -- A Madras man was killed while crossing Highway 26 in Madras, Saturday evening. State Police say 22-year-old Stuart Smith, of Warm Springs, was driving northbound when he struck the victim near Poplar Street, just north of the north "Y."
That victim was later identified as 70-year-old Albert Lloyd French III. He was pronounced dead at the scene. No one in the car was hurt.
The cause of the crash is under investigation. Highway 26 was closed for about four hours for the investigation by OSP and Madras Police.
On November 12, at approximately 7:23PM, the Oregon State Police responded to a vehicle vs pedestrian crash on Hwy 26, near NE Poplar St, in Madras.