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Single vehicle fatal crash on Hwy 101 - Curry County - 02/05/19

Release of name -  Merlen Kelly (76) from Wedderburn, OR


On Monday, February 4, 2019, at approximately 5:55 P.M. Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a single vehicle crash on Hwy 101 near mile post 344.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a Geo Metro was northbound on Hwy 101 when it left the roadway and struck a tree. The operator and lone occupant sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The name will not be released until next of kin can be notified.

OSP was assisted by Curry County Sheriff's Office, Gold Beach Rural Fire Department, CAL-ORE Ambulance, and ODOT.

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