Fatal Crash Hwy 101 – Douglas County

On Saturday, June 13, 2020 at approximately 7:24 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded a two vehicle collision on Hwy 101 near milepost 208.

Preliminary Investigation indicated that a Volkswagen Rabbit, operated by Stevie Shuey (29) of Pleasanton, CA.  was northbound and crossed into the southbound lane and collided with a Hyundai Genesis operated by Michael Lindsay (69) of North Bend.

Shuey was transported by Life Flight to the hospital.

Lindsay sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.

The passenger in the Hyundai, Erica Billingslea (33) of Coos Bay, was transported to the hospital with injuries. 

Troopers are investigating DUII by Shuey and are asking anyone who might have witnessed any poor driving to call Oregon State Police Southern Command Center at 1-800-442-2068 and leave information for Trooper Dunlap.

OSP was assisted by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Reedsport Police Department, Gardiner Fire Department, Reedsport Fire Department, Winchester Bay Fire Department, Lower Umpqua Ambulance, ODOT, and Southern Oregon Public Safety Chaplains.