FATAL CRASH ON HIGHWAY 130 IN TILLAMOOK COUNTY, OREGON

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TILLAMOOK COUNTY, OR - the Oregon State Police is reporting that on Monday, June 20, 2022 at approximately 7:43 AM, OSP Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a singled vehicle crash on Highway 130 at milepost 3. 

The Preliminary investigation revealed a westbound silver Volvo, operated John Newman (58) of Pacific City, left the roadway, collided with a utility pole and rolled off the roadway into the river.

Speed and lane use are being investigated as a contributing factors. 

Highway 130 was affected for approximately 6 hours while the scene was investigated. 

OSP was assisted by Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office, Nestucca Rural Fire, Tillamook Peoples Utility Department and ODOT.

 

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