Photo courtesy of Oregon State Police.
The following is a press release from the Oregon State Police regard a crash that occurred Wednesday afternoon on Highway 6.
Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into Wednesday afternoon’s single vehicle fatal crash on Highway 6 near Tillamook.
On Wednesday June 19, 2019 at about 4:45 PM, OSP troopers and emergency personnel responded to a report of a single vehicle crash on Highway 6 near milepost 5.
Preliminary investigation revealed that a Mazda 3, operated by Randy DARNELL, age 61, from Bay City, was traveling westbound on Highway 6 and for unknown reasons went off the road. The Mazda 3 went down an embankment and struck a tree. DARNELL suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Traffic was impacted for about two (2) hours during the investigation.
OSP was assisted by ODOT, Tillamook Police Department and Tillamook Fire and Rescue.