Carole Voliva Killed, Juvenile Severely Hurt in Coos County Accident on Highway 101
Coos County, Oregon (November 7, 2023) – A 77-year-old Carole Ann Voliva of Bandon was killed and a 17-year-old juvenile was severely hurt in a head-on collision in Coos County Friday afternoon.
According to the Oregon State Police, the deadly traffic collision happened at around 1:23 p.m. on November 3 on Highway 101 near milepost 257.
A female juvenile was driving a northbound Ford F-150 when she fell asleep drifted into the southbound lanes and collided head-on with a southbound Toyota Camry driven by Voliva.
Voliva was declared dead at the crash site.
The juvenile suffered severe injuries in the crash.
The highway was impacted for approximately three hours during the on-scene investigation.
OSP was assisted by Bandon Fire, Bandon Police Department, Coos County Sheriff’s Office, North Bend Police Department, Coos Bay Police Department, Bay Cities Ambulance, and ODOT.
An investigation is underway.
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