TILLAMOOK COUNTY, OR - On Saturday, July 22, 2023, at approximately 10:28 A.M., the Oregon State Police responded to a two-vehicle crash on Hwy-101, near milepost 58, in Tillamook County.
The preliminary investigation indicated a white Chevy Suburban, operated by Robert Allen Aparicio (30) of Tillamook, was traveling northbound when, for an unknown reason, it crossed into the opposing lane and struck a silver Ford Fusion, operated by Donna Parker (89) of Nehalem, head-on.
The operator of the Ford (Parker) was pronounced dead at the scene.
The operator of the Suburban (Aparicio) was transported to a local hospital where he later died of his injuries.
The highway was impacted for approximately 4 hours during the on-scene investigation.
OSP was assisted by the Tillamook County Sheriff's Office, Tillamook Police Department and ODOT.