Creswell, Public Safety & Health

Creswell woman dies after head-on crash on Franklin Blvd

GOSHEN – A Creswell woman has died from her injuries after being involved in a head-on crash on Franklin Boulevard on Tuesday, Nov. 16.

Sarah Rose Johnson, 33, of Creswell, was driving a 2008 GMC Yukon southbound on Franklin Boulevard near Goshen on Tuesday evening when she was involved in a head-on crash with another vehicle. The other vehicle, a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Daniel Eugene Jackson of Eugene, had been traveling northbound on Franklin Blvd. just prior to the crash.  Jackson failed to negotiate a slight curve and drove into the oncoming southbound lane, causing the crash. 

Johnson died on the evening of Wednesday, Nov. 17 as a result of her injuries. Jackson suffered minor injuries during the crash. 

Anyone who witnessed the crash or events leading up to it are asked to contact the Lane County Sheriff’s Office at 541-682-4150 opt. 1. 

Hot Shots Coffee, located at 375 E. Oregon Ave. in Creswell is hosting a fundraiser for the Johnson family on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 5:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.



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