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News Release
Fatal Crash on Hwy 26 - Clatsop County - 01/12/21

On Monday, January 11, 2021 at approximately 3:40 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle crash on Hwy 26 near milepost 7.

Preliminary investigation revealed a Ford Explorer, operated by Lonnie Meade (65) of Seaside, was eastbound and  stopped to turn left into a driveway when it was struck from behind by a Peterbuilt semi truck operated by Alejandro Flores (43) of Tigard. 

Meade sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased. 

Flores was not injured.

Hwy 26 was closed for 4 hours.

OSP was assisted by the Seaside Fire Department, Hamlet Fire Department and ODOT.

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