Fatal Crash on Highway 30

A man died in a two-car crash on Highway 30 near Astoria on Sunday.

Police say 44-year-old Lori Courtwright was driving east when for an unknown reason, crossed the double yellow centerline into the path of a westbound car driven by 54-year-old Douglas Morgan. 

 The two vehicles crashed nearly head-on.

Morgan died at the scene and Courtwright was taken to an air ambulance in Astoria then flown to a Portland area hospital with serious injuries.  

Highway 30 was closed for around 3 hours while police investigated. 


Content Goes Here