COOS COUNTY, OR (April 10, 2023) - The Oregon State Police (OSP) is reporting that on Monday, April 3, 2023, at approximately 2:27 P.M., OSP responded to a two-vehicle crash on Highway 101, near milepost 227, in Coos County.
The preliminary investigation indicated a white Ford Taurus, operated by Kimberly Kay Miller, 61, of Lakeside, was northbound on Highway 101 when it crossed the centerline and crashed head-on into a southbound Silver Chevrolet Tahoe, operated by Joseph Peter Bourell, 70, of North Bend.
Miller, the operator of the Taurus was declared deceased at the scene.
Bourel, the operator of the Tahoe was transported to the hospital for medical treatment.
OSP was assisted by the Coos County Sheriff's Office, Hauser FD, Bay Cities Ambulance, and ODOT.