September 28, 2013
Lieutenant Gregg Hastings
Public Information Officer
(503) 731-3020 ext 247
Photograph link valid at least 30 days - Source: Oregon State Police
Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into the cause of Friday night's fatal traffic crash that resulted in the death of a 23-year old Washington woman along Highway 101 near Dunes City.
On September 27, 2013 at approximately 8:05 p.m., a Chevrolet Spark subcompact car driven by BRITTANY D. ALEXANDER, age 23, from Custer, Washington, was northbound on Highway 101 near milepost 198 when, for an unknown reason, it crossed the centerline and collided with a 2004 Dodge Ram pickup pulling a box trailer. The Chevrolet's driver was using safety restraints and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The pickup's driver, GUILLERMO LUIS TRUJILLO, age 52, from Happy Valley, was not injured. An adult female passenger and two minor age children were not injured. Two other children in the pickup were transported by ambulance to Peace Harbor Hospital with minor injuries.
OSP troopers from the Florence worksite office are continuing the investigation into the cause of the crash. There is no indication alcohol was a contributing factor. Trooper Darrell Sheets in the lead investigator.
OSP was assisted at the scene by Suislaw Fire & Rescue and ODOT. The highway was blocked over 2 hours.
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