On Monday, January 11, 2021 at approximately 3:40 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle crash on Hwy 26 near milepost 7.
Preliminary investigation revealed a Ford Explorer, operated by Lonnie Meade (65) of Seaside, was eastbound and stopped to turn left into a driveway when it was struck from behind by a Peterbuilt semi truck operated by Alejandro Flores (43) of Tigard.
Meade sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.
Flores was not injured.
Hwy 26 was closed for 4 hours.
OSP was assisted by the Seaside Fire Department, Hamlet Fire Department and ODOT.
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