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Lincoln City man killed in Highway 101 crash

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close_up_2LINCOLN CITY — A male motorist was killed Friday morning in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 101 about three miles south of Lincoln City, authorities said.

Martin Sample, 53, of Lincoln City, was driving a 2007 Saturn when the vehicle rear-ended a dump truck in the northbound lane of the highway. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident occurred just after 7 a.m., Oregon State Police said. The crash, which happened at Milepost 121, closed the highway for about 2 ½ hours.

The road was partially reopened at 9:30 a.m., with all lanes open to travel about 10:30 a.m. The incident is under investigation.

Source: Newport News Times

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Justin Werner
Justin Werner
Justin Werner is founder and publisher of Lincoln City Homepage and a journalist reporting news for the fine citizens of Lincoln City, Oregon and beyond. When he's not wearing his reporter hat, you can find him enjoying the Oregon Coast with his wife and three children.

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