LANE COUNTY, Ore. — A two-vehicle crash left one person dead on Highway 101 near Florence on Saturday morning.
Just after 11 a.m., the Oregon State Police responded to the report of an accident just north of Honeyman State Park at milepost 193.
A preliminary investigations revealed that a 1999 Ford Explorer, operated by Jamie Jones, 52, was northbound when the vehicle lost control on the ice-covered roadway and entered the southbound lanes of US 101. The Explorer collided with a 2015 Isuzu delivery truck, operated by Daniel Crump, 25.
Crump and his passenger, Nicholas Housego, 32, were transported to the Florence Peace Harbor Hospital with serious injuries.
Jones was transported to the same hospital, where she was later pronounced deceased. Jones' companion dog was found deceased at the scene as well.
Highway 101 was closed for approximately three hours after the crash.