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Saturday, November 27, 2021

Release: Fatal crash on Highway 42S in Coos County

From Oregon State Police, Wednesday, Nov. 10, 8:18 a.m.

On November 9, 2021, at approximately 4:30 P.M., OSP Troopers responded to a single-vehicle crash involving a submerged vehicle on U.S. Highway 42S near milepost 10 near Coquille.

Preliminary investigation indicates a Nissan Armada driven by, Tina Schuhrke (53) of Langlois, was traveling east on highway 42S when she failed to negotiate a curve, crossed the westbound lane of travel crashed through a phone pole and guardrail before continuing down the embankment into the Coquille River. The vehicle was completely submerged in the river.

OSP Was assisted by Coos County Sheriff’s Office Marine Deputies, Bandon Police Department, Coquille Fire and Rescue, Coquille Ambulance, Brandon Fire and Rescue, Bandon Dive Team, Coos County chaplains, and the Oregon Department of Transportation.

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