By News-Register staff • 

Crash kills Carlton man

Oregon State Police submitted photos##A Carlton man, driving this car, was killed Thursday night in a two-vehicle crash south of Monmouth on Highway 99W.
Oregon State Police submitted photos##A Carlton man, driving this car, was killed Thursday night in a two-vehicle crash south of Monmouth on Highway 99W.
The other vehicle involved in the Polk County fatal crash.
The other vehicle involved in the Polk County fatal crash.

MONMOUTH - William Harold Arthur, 79, of Carlton died Thursday night in a two-vehicle crash south of Monmouth on Highway 99W.

The Oregon State Police released his name Friday evening.

Troopers gave this account:

Arthur was driving a 1999 Chrysler Sebring and pulled onto the highway in front of a 2015 Ford 150 pickup from Parker Road.

The pickup was operated by Dennis Yoder, 29, and occupied by his wife, Jennifer, 25, and their two children, 1 and 2 years old. The family is from Shedd, an unincorporated community in Linn County. They were not injured.

The road was closed for about 3 1/2 hours. The Polk County Sheriff's Office and Oregon Department of Transportation assisted OSP.

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