TILLAMOOK COUNTY, OR (May 10, 2023) - The Oregon State Police (OSP) is reporting that on Sunday, May 7, 2023, at approximately 4:26 P.M., OSP responded to a two-vehicle crash on Highway 101, near milepost 63, in Tillamook County.
The preliminary investigation indicated a white Honda sedan, operated by Hunter Baltzell (21) of Aberdeen, WA, was southbound on Highway 101 when the operator attempted to turn east onto Alderbrook Loop Road.
A silver Jeep Liberty, operated by Angel Prado Pozo (20) of Portland, was traveling northbound on Highway 101 when the Honda turned in front of it and the Jeep struck the passenger side door of the Honda.
The operator of the Honda, Baltzell, was transported to the hospital for medical treatment. A passenger, Alexa Williamnsen (21) of Aberdeen, WA, was declared deceased at the scene.
The operator of the Jeep, Pozo, was transported to the hospital for minor injuries.
The highway was impacted for 6 hours during the course of the on-scene investigation.
OSP was assisted by Tillamook Fire and ODOT.