Pick up pulling a boat trailer slides into the trees on 101 just north of Lincoln City – Driver killed
A pickup driver was killed early Saturday morning on Highway 101 near Clancy Road just north of Lincoln City.
Preliminary investigation indicates a 2005 Dodge Ram pickup towing an empty boat trailer, driven by Timothy Alexander Elizondo, age 32, from Dallas was northbound on Highway 101. As the pickup entered a curve on wet asphalt. The vehicle started sliding, crossed over the left lane and struck several trees. Elizondo was pronounced deceased at the scene. His passenger, identified as Jeffrey Dale Hendrickson, age 36, from Dallas was not injured.
Alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor in the crash.
Single car leaves Highway 101 and crashes into some trees near 6650 No. Highway 101, near Clancy Road. Southbound lane is partially blocked at milepost 111. Lots of debris. Car is on it’s top. North Lincoln Fire-Rescue is enroute.
Reports from the scene indicate the driver is deceased. The passenger in the vehicle climbed out of the wreck and is walking around.
Vehicle left the road and is stuck in a ditch.
Only one lane of travel available to traffic. Flaggers are directing traffic.
Driver is confirmed deceased.