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Scene of fatal crash in Oregon (August 22, 2017). Photo courtesy Oregon State Police

Local man dies after crash in Oregon

Oregon State Police (OSP) report being dispatched on August 22, at 11:50am to Highway 101 near milepost 112 and the intersection of NE Devils Lake Road near Lincoln City for a two-vehicle serious injury crash.

OSP’s preliminary investigation indicated a 78-year-old California man was southbound on US Highway 101 in a gold Nissan LL while Dalton Olson, age 23 and from Ferndale, was in a black Hyundai stopped in the left turn lane. The Nissan veered into the left turn lane and struck the Hyundai from behind.

Olson and his passenger, Danielle Steele, age 22 and from Blaine, both sustained critical injures. Olson was ground transported to Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital and later air transported to Emanuel Hospital. Steele was also transported to Emanuel Hospital. Olson died days later from his injuries on August 26th according to OSP.

The other driver and his passenger were also transported to Emanuel Hospital with unknown injuries.


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One Comment

  1. Anonymous Anonymous December 29, 2017 at 6:58pm

    Hi this is a Anonymous family member of Dalton D Olsen
    I was wondering if you had Pro mission to write this article with incorrect informations he also died from shaking baby syndrome and a few days went brain died who are you you have no reason to write about him and GIVE FALSE INFO

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