On Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at approximately 10:46 A.M., a Douglas County Deputy attempted a traffic stop on a vehicle south of Reedsport on Hwy 101. The vehicle fled and eventually crashed on Hwy 101 near milepost 217.
The operator of the vehicle is deceased.
What appeared to be explosive devices were located at the scene and the Oregon State Police Explosives Unit is heading to the scene.
Oregon State Police is investigating the crash.
Hwy 101 will be closed for several hours with no detour available.
More information will be available when appropriate.
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