EDITOR’S NOTE: There were two acccidents on Thursday November 10th involving pedestrians -on Hwy. 30 and Hwy. 26.
FATAL CRASH ON HWY. 30 – CLATSOP COUNTY
On November 10, 2022, at approximately 6:36PM, the Oregon State Police responded to a vehicle vs pedestrian crash on US-30, near MP 82.
The preliminary investigation indicated the pedestrian, Hannah Jean Olson (25) of Astoria, attempted crossing US-30 at the intersection with old US-30, near MP 82. Olson crossed in front of a white Kia Sorento, operated by Remington Fay Toristoja (28) of Naselle (WA), who was traveling eastbound on US-30. Olson was struck and killed as she entered the eastbound lane of travel. The operator of the vehicle remained on scene and was cooperative with the investigation. Witnesses to the crash also remained on scene and provided statements.
OSP was assisted by the Clatsop County Sheriff’s Department and ODOT.
FATAL CRASH HWY 26- CLATSOP COUNTY
On November 10, 2022, at approximately 7:30PM, the Oregon State Police responded to a vehicle vs pedestrian crash on HWY 26, near MP 1.5.
The preliminary investigation indicated a westbound Toyota Camry, operated by Robert Greenawald (72) of Seaside, struck a pedestrian, Timothy L. Painter (65) of Seaside, who was walking within the westbound lane of HWY-26, near MP 1.5. The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene. The operator of the vehicle remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation.
OSP was assisted by the Cannon Beach Police Department, the Clatsop County Sheriff’s Department, Seaside Fire, Medix, and ODOT.