On Thursday, February 25, 2021 at approximately 7:15 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle crash on Hwy 101 near milepost 227.
Preliminary investigation revealed that a commercial motor vehicle with double trailers had became disabled on the northbound shoulder of Hwy 101. Previous to becoming disabled the CMV was operated by Anthony Prom (50) of Seattle, WA.
A Chevrolet S-10 pickup, operated by Frank Martinez (77) of Lakeside, traveled onto the shoulder and crashed into the rear of the CMV combination.
Martinez sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.
Prom was not injured.
OSP was assisted by the Coos County Sheriff's Department, Hauser Fire Department, Bay Cities Ambulance, ODOT, and Southern Oregon Public Safety Chaplains.