Linn County Sheriff Jim Yon reports today at 05:54 a.m., his deputies responded to investigate an accidental death on Folsom Road outside of Albany. Russell Leroy Davidson, 59, of Albany was reported missing earlier this morning at approximately 1:07 a.m., when he did not return from taking a ride on his motorcycle. Deputies searched the area but did not locate him. At 5:54 a.m., Davidson’s adult son found him deceased on a neighboring property. Davidson had hit a cable that was across a path in the middle of a neighboring field and suffered fatal injuries. Davidson’s family reported he frequently rode his motorcycle in the area at night. He was not wearing a helmet.
This investigation is continuing.