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Crash on Highway 101 kills Lakeside man

Frank Martinez, 77, of Lakeside crashed into the back of a disabled vehicle that was stopped on the highway shoulder.

Posted: Feb 26, 2021 11:52 AM

NORTH BEND, Ore. – A crash on Highway 101 killed a Lakeside man Thursday evening in Coos County.

Frank Martinez, 77, of Lakeside drove onto the northbound shoulder of Highway 101 and crashed into the back of a disabled commercial motor vehicle that was stopped on the shoulder. He sustained fatal injuries in the crash and died at the scene.

The crash occurred at 7:15 p.m. near milepost 227 north of North Bend.

Martinez was driving a Chevrolet S-10 pickup. The commercial vehicle was operated by Anthony Prom, 50, of Seattle. He was not injured.

Oregon State Police and the Coos County Sheriff’s Department were among the agencies responding to the crash.

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