REEDSPORT, Ore. (KOIN) — A head-on collision between SUVs on Highway 101 near Reedsport killed one woman and injured 3 more Saturday afternoon.
A Mercury Mountaineer driven by Julie Bowen of Reedsport crossed the center line and slammed into a Chevy Silverado, the Oregon State Police said.
Heather M. Walseth, who was sitting in the front center seat in the Chevy, died later at a hospital. The Evans, Washington woman was 40.
The Chevy’s driver, 43-year-old Kelly Dennison, was treated and released. Donald Dennison, 67, was taken to a Springfield hospital for treatment of his injuries, as was Bowen.
The investigation into the cause of the crash continues, OSP said.