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Fatal crash shuts down Highway 101 south of Florence

Drivers traveling on Highway 101 between Dunes City and Florence must find an alternate route.

Posted: Jul 28, 2021 8:50 AM
Updated: Jul 28, 2021 5:50 PM

FLORENCE, Ore.-- All lanes of Highway 101 are closed south of Florence following a fatal crash Wednesday morning.

According to the Oregon Department of Transportation, the crash occurred near milepost 195 just north of Dunes City. Oregon State Police reported that two people died and two others were hospitalized.

Drivers traveling on Highway 101 between Dunes City and Florence must find an alternate route. Officials said that they are detouring traffic along Clear Lake Road in Dunes City and around Woahink Lake.

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