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Coos Bay woman killed in Hwy 38 head-on crash

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SCOTTSBURG, OR (KPTV) -

A Coos Bay woman was killed in a head-on crash on Highway 38 in Douglas County.

Emergency crews responded to Milepost 20 east of Scottsburg at 7:20 p.m. Saturday. They arrived to find two vehicles still in the roadway.

Investigators said a 2002 Acura RSX was heading westbound on the highway when it crossed over the centerline and slammed into a 2004 Chevrolet pickup.

The driver of the Acura, identified as 66-year-old Susan Wright of Coos Bay, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators said it is not yet known why she crossed into the wrong lane.

The driver of the pickup, 48-year-old Nadja Bloomquist, and a passenger, Mike Bloomquist, 50, both of Creswell, were taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

Highway 38 was shut down for more than four hours with intermittent lane openings.

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