The woman screamed, and the intruder fled the area, police said.
Police responded to the area and set up a perimeter but did not locate the suspect.
The Kern County Sheriff's Office also said it was "on scene of (a) spaceship accident."
Virgin Galactic, communicating via Twitter, said the status of the pilots is unknown, but the California Highway Patrol told The Associated Press that there has been one fatality and one major injury.
A woman stabbed multiple times in the abdomen with a large knife underwent emergency surgery Tuesday morning.
Cheyenne Workman, 21, of Myrtle Point was rushed to Coquille Valley Hospital by Myrtle Point Ambulance.
Her cousin, Jason E Simons, 37, of Myrtle Point is being held on $1 million bail and charges of attempted murder.
Two people died when their sedan crashed head on into an oncoming log truck.
Todd Gilman was driving a 2001 Toyota Corolla eastbound on Nonpareil Road when, for an unknown reason, the vehicle veered into the oncoming lane and struck a fully loaded log truck traveling westbound, the sheriff's office said.
Investigators said the head-on collision ejected Todd Gilman and his wife, Tina Gilman, from the vehicle.
The Sutherlin residents, both 50, died at the scene.
Work begins this week to expand the Eugene Airport terminal.
The project will take two years, with completion targeted for early 2017.
According to the CDC, 20 seconds of scrubbing with soap and water can knock those germs out.
How long is 20 seconds?
Sing "Happy Birthday" twice.
The storm dousing western Oregon on Monday is expected to taper off overnight into Tuesday.
A second "quite wet" storm system will move in Tuesday night, the National Weather Service in Portland said, with rain likely lingering into Thursday. That front may also produce strong coastal winds.
And while all forecasts are subject to change, forecasters see a third system setting up for a wet weekend.
The University of Oregon officially entered the public phase of its fundraising campaign on Friday night with the announcement of a $2 billion effort.
The most ambitious campaign in the UO’s history is also the largest fundraising effort ever undertaken by an organization in the state.
Toys-R-Us sells a "Breaking Bad" Walter White action figure, complete with a gymbag full of toy cash - and toy crystal meth.
Toys-R-Us says the toys are not intended for children.
A mom in Florida is gathering signatures on a petition to ask the store to remove the dolls from inventory.