Hwy. 101 Fatal, Curry Co., Jan. 5

On Monday, Jan. 1, 2024, at approximately 9:35 a.m., Oregon State Police responded to a three-vehicle crash on Hwy. 101, near milepost 291, in Curry County. The preliminary investigation indicated a Toyota Corolla, operated by Josiah James Selvy (19) of Port Orford, was traveling northbound on Hwy. 101 when it crossed into the southbound lane and collided head-on with a Chevy 2500 pulling a 26-foot trailer. The driver of the Chevy, Leslie Lewis Martin (80) of Clearlake (WA), swerved to avoid the Toyota, however, was stopped by the guardrail. The Toyota was pushed back into the southbound lane where it stopped. Selvy, the operator of the Toyota, was pronounced deceased at the scene. Martin, the operator of the Chevy, and a passenger were transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Two dogs in the vehicle were taken to a local animal rescue for temporary care. The highway was impacted for approximately 2.5 hours. OSP was assisted by the Curry County Sheriff’s Office, Sixes River Fire Department, Langlois Fire Department, Cal Ore Ambulance, and the Oregon Department of Transportation.

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