COOS BAY, Oregon - On Sunday March 18th, 2018 at about 1107 hours, Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to a report of a multiple vehicle crash on Hwy 101.
Preliminary investigation revealed a red 2002 Ford Ranger pickup was northbound on Hwy 101 at MP 174, operated by Jeremy Hackney, age 45, from Coos Bay OR. The Ranger, for an unknown reason, went into the southbound lane while navigating a right hand curve. The Ranger impacted the driver's side of a southbound white 2013 Dodge pickup with a camper. The Ranger then impacted the driver's side of a southbound 1998 white Ford Mini Van that was behind the Dodge pickup. The Ranger continued to the west side of Hwy and rolled onto driver's side.
The driver of Ranger, Jeremy Hackney suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at scene. The passenger in the Ranger, Stephanie Hackney age 43 and wife of the deceased was transported to Florence Peace Health Hospital for serious/non-life threatening injuries. No other persons suffered injuries from the crash.
Hwy 101 was closed to one lane for approximately 5 hours following the scene for investigation. OSP was assisted by Siuslaw Fire and ODOT.