WALTON, Ore. (KMTR) -- A Florence-area woman died Saturday from injuries sustained during an October 14 two vehicle crash on Highway 126W near Walton in Lane County. Oregon State Police is continuing the investigation.
On October 14, a 1999 Dodge Durango driven by David D. Beck, age 52 from Springfield, was eastbound on Highway 126W near Milepost 36 traveling uphill. Beck was negotiating a curve in the left lane while passing another vehicle when he lost control. The Dodge crossed the center line and collided with a westbound 2011 Toyota Prius driven by Richard J. Josiln, age 74 from Florence. Both vehicles came to rest on the westbound side of the highway.
The Toyota's right front passenger, Sharen Ann Joslin, age 72,= from Florence, was transported by ambulance to Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend. Oregon State Police learned today she died from her injuries October 2o.
Richard Joslin and Beck received minor injuries. The Dodge's passenger, Melanie K. Whitehead, age 51 from Springfield, was also transported to Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend with non-life threatening injuries.