Thursday, February 29, 2024

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 the founder and editor of the Lincoln City Homepage, a trusted source of local news and information for residents and visitors of Lincoln City, Oregon. He is also a community leader, entrepreneur, and dedicated advocate for transparency and accountability in local government.


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