Friday, December 9, 2022

Lincoln City man killed in Highway 101 crash

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

Justin Werner
Justin Werner
Justin Werner is publisher of Lincoln City Homepage and a journalist reporting news for Lincoln City, Oregon. 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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