Police Investigate Fatal Hiking Accident

COOS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICECOOS BAY, Ore. — The Coos County Sheriff’s Office investigating a fatal hiking accident.

It happened Tuesday afternoon on the west fork of the Millicoma River, east of Coos Bay.

A resident called 9-1-1 reporting a woman had fallen off the trail near the falls on the Blonde Ranch.

First reponders found the 53-year-old from Burbank, California. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her name is being withheld pending notification of her family.

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