76-year-old Reedsport man dies in crash

The car was found over an embankment.

Posted: May 15, 2020 12:01 PM

WINCHESTER BAY, Ore. – A Reedsport man died in a single-vehicle crash in Winchester Bay on Thursday.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said deputes and first responders arrived to Salmon Harbor Drive near Lighthouse Road at about 12:40 p.m.

A vehicle was found over the embankment, partially in the surf.

Driver Donald Withrow, 76, was declared dead at the scene.

The car, a 2011 Kia Sport, left the road for an unknown reason and rolled once, deputies said.

The medical examiner’s office is investigating.

The Reedsport police and fire departments, Winchester Bay Fire Department and United States Coast Guard Umpqua Station assisted.

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