Two Woodburn women dead after crash on Highway 18 near Lincoln City

LINCOLN CITY, Ore.-- Two young women are dead and another is seriously injured after a two-vehicle crash on Highway 18 near Lincoln City Saturday night.

Sarah S. Trujillo and Rebeca M. Amador, both 20 years old and from Woodburn, were pronounced deceased on scene. 

The driver of their vehicle, Maricela R. Trujillo, age 42, of Woodburn, received life-threatening injuries and was taken to Legacy Emanuel Hospital.

Saturday at about 6:40 p.m., OSP Troopers and emergency vehicles responded to the report of a two-vehicle crash on Highway 18 near milepost 1.5, just east of Lincoln City. 
 
Preliminary investigation revealed that Trujillo's 1999 Honda Civic was traveling eastbound on Highway 18 when it failed to negotiate a corner on the wet roadway.
 
The Honda slid into the oncoming lane where it collided with a westbound 2010 Kia Soul. 

The driver of the Kia, Douglas J. Bender, 23, of Milwaukie, was not injured. Two passengers in the Kia were taken to Legacy Emanuel Hospital for non-life threatening injuries. 

Highway 18 was closed for approximately 5 hours while the investigation was conducted. OSP was assisted by Lincoln City Police, Otis Fire Department and the Oregon Department of Transportation. 
 
 

KGW


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