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Arrest in Double Fatal Crash from April 19, 2013 south of Warrenton

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On May 1, 2013 Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers arrested STERLING M. FRINELL, age 38, from Seattle, Washington, in connection with the double fatal crash that occurred on April 19, 2013 on Highway 101 south of Warrenton.  FRINELL was arrested on the below listed crimes:

 

Two Counts of Manslaughter 2nd Degree

Assault 2

Driving under the Influence of Intoxicants Reckless Endangering

 

FRINELL was lodged at the Clatsop County Jail for the above listed crimes.  No further information for release pending approval by the Clatsop County District Attorney's Office. 

 

Photograph of FRINELL provided by Clatsop County Sheriff's Office. 

 

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(Previous News Release)

 

Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers are continuing the investigation into the cause of Friday evening's two-vehicle double fatal traffic crash along Highway 101 in Warrenton. The highway was closed about five hours with a detour in place. All names are released in this update.

 

On April 19, 2013 at approximately 6:50 p.m., a 1999 Subaru Impreza driven by STERLING M. FRINELL, age 38, from Seattle, Washington, was southbound on Highway 101 near milepost 8 when, for an undetermined reason, it crossed the centerline and collided head-on with a northbound 1974 Volkswagen Bug containing two adult males.

 

The two adult males in the Volkswagen were pronounced deceased. They are identified as driver MARK WAYNE AGALZOFF, age 52, and passenger TRYG WALKER McCORD, age 20, both from Seaside. They were using safety restraints.

 

FRINELL and passenger MARGARET E. GOLDMAN, age 32, from Seaside, were seriously injured. Both were initially transported by Medix ambulance to Columbia Memorial Hospital in Astoria. They are reportedly transferred to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center for further treatment. Safety restraint use by both is pending confirmation. FRINELL was operating the vehicle with a suspended license in Washington.

 

OSP troopers from the Astoria Area Command office are continuing the investigation. No photographs or other information to be released at this time. All name spellings confirmed.

 

OSP was assisted at the scene by Clatsop County Sheriff's Office, Warrenton Police Department, Medix Ambulance, Warrenton Fire Department, and ODOT.

 

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Contact Info: Lt. Steve Mitchell

503-323-3195