Destanie King and Michael Collier Killed in Vernonia Car Crash on Highway 74

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Destanie King and Michael Collier Killed in Car Accident on Highway 74 in Vernonia

Vernonia, Oregon (February 21, 2023) – Two people were killed in a car crash that happened in Vernonia last week Friday afternoon.

According to Oregon State Police, the accident happened on Highway 74 near Nowakowki Road at around 3 p.m.

A green 1999 Subaru Legacy wagon driven by 26-year-old Destanie King, of Vernonia, was traveling northbound on Highway 47 when it drifted into the opposite lanes and collided head-on with a red 2014 Subaru Outback Wagon.

King was pronounced dead at the accident scene.

The driver of the Subaru, 65-year-old Claire Colburn-Collier and her passenger, 66-year-old Michael Collier, were transported by air to Legacy Emanuel with life-threatening injuries.

Sadly Michael succumbed to his injuries while receiving treatment.

Additional information about the accident was not provided.

An investigation into the accident is underway.

Pacific Attorney Group would like to extend its sincere condolences to the family and friends of the deceased victim. May they find comfort and strength during this difficult time.

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