Depoe Bay Woman Dies In Crash

car over cliffOn January 5, 2016 at 12:30 PM the Oregon State Police was notified of a single vehicle fatal crash on US HWY 101 near milepost 126. Once emergency workers and OSP-Newport Troopers arrived a 1991 Honda station wagon was found on the east side of the highway. The female driver, identified as Ms. Simone Dobos (age age 64), from Depoe Bay was deceased at the scene. The investigation indicated Ms. Dobos was driving southbound on US HWY 101, on January 04, 2016 after 10:40 PM, when the vehicle veered off the road, clipped a roadway sign, slid sideways across the highway, went off the roadway, and struck two trees. Ms. Dobos was not wearing a seatbelt and was partially ejected from passenger side of the vehicle. The crash was heard from neighboring residents but was not reported until January 05, 2016. OSP was assisted by Depoe Bay fire and rescue, Lincoln County District Attorney’s Office, Lincoln County Medical Examiner, ODOT, and Pac-West Ambulance. The highway was not blocked during the investigation.