An elderly Lincoln City woman has died and two others were injured in a Thursday night crash near Seal Rock.
Oregon State Police troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a two-vehicle crash on US Hwy 101 near milepost 152, just south of Seal Rock around 8:45 p.m.
Preliminary investigation revealed a blue 2001 Lexus SUV, operated by Patricia Norenberg, 55, of Waldport, was driving southbound on Highway 101 when she drifted into the northbound lane of travel. A northbound gold 2008 Toyota van was driven by Richard
The highway was closed about just over 3 hours following the crash. However, a detour had been established to help traffic. Agencies assisting OSP were Waldport Fire Department, Seal Rock Fire Department, Newport Fire Department, ODOT Incident Response/Maintenance, Lincoln County District Attorney’s Office, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department, and Newport Police Department.
— Oregon State Police