Fatal Crash on Hwy 101 - Coos County

Oregon State Police 

On Saturday, December 29, 2019 at approximately 12:05 A.M. Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a vehicle crash on Hwy 101 near milepost 241.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a Ford Focus, operated by John Shorb (27) of Myrtle Point, was northbound on Hwy 101 when he struck a pedestrian, Daniel Fowers (74) of Coos Bay, which was crossing Hwy 101. 

Fowers sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.

OSP was assisted by the Coos County Sheriff's Office, Millington Fire Department, Bay Cities Ambulance, and ODOT.