According to Sergeant Tony Bettencourt, the preliminary investigation revealed a 1995 Buick Lesabre operated by Angelica N. KENNY (from Toledo, Oregon) , age 22, and passenger Evan M WIXTED (from Toledo, Oregon), age 24, had stopped at the stop sign at the intersection of Pioneer Trail / SR-20. KENNY failed to yield to oncoming traffic when she turned westbound and entered onto SR-20. Kenny’s vehicle was struck by an eastbound 1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee being driven by a 17 year old male from Philomath with a 17 year old female passenger also from Philomath.
KENNY was pronounced deceased on the scene. WIXTED and the 17 year old driver and 17 year old passenger were transported to Samaritan Pacific Hospital in Newport by ambulance. WIXTED suffered serious injuries and went to emergency surgery. Both juveniles received minor injuries and were treated and released.
OSP was assisted on scene by Toledo PD, Newport PD, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department, Toledo Fire Department, ODOT, and Pac West Ambulance. The highway was completely closed for several hours. No other information is available at this time. The investigation is being conducted by Trooper Scott Severson with the assistance of the Lincoln County Crash Team.