Coquille 18-year-old dies in Hwy 42 crash - KPTV - FOX 12

Coquille 18-year-old dies in Hwy 42 crash

Posted: Updated:

The Oregon State Police say that a teen driver has died after a two-car crash on Highway 42 near Myrtle Beach Friday evening.

According to troopers, a Chevrolet Aveo being driven by Savanna Jo McAdams, 18, of Coquille, was headed west on Highway 42 when McAdams lost control while negotiating a corner.

The Aveo then crossed the centerline, colliding with a Chevrolet Suburban being driven by Mary L. Jones, 41, of Myrtle Point. Both vehicles then came to a stop on the highway.

Troopers found McAdams had died at the scene, while Jones was taken by ambulance to Coquille Valley Hospital with non-life-threaten injuries.

OSP investigators had portions of Highway 24 closed while examining the crash scene and noted that speed is be considered as a contributing factor in the incident.

Copyright 2016 KPTV-KPDX Broadcasting Corporation. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly
FOX 12
Powered by WorldNow CNN
All content © 2018, KPTV-KPDX Broadcasting Corporation, Portland, OR . All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.