Albany man dies in single-car crash on Riverside Drive


Joel Hirsch was 61

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A 61-year-old Albany man died in a single-car crash along Riverside Drive southwest of Albany Tuesday night.

Joel Hirsch was headed north in a Nissan Murano on Riverside Drive shortly after 10 p.m. when he crossed the center line, went off the other side of the road, hit a tree and spun back onto the road, the Linn County Sheriff’s Office said.

Emergency responders rushed to the area but Mr. Hirsch died at the scene.

The investigation continues.

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