One killed, three seriously injured in head-on Lincoln City collision

View full sizeA 2001 Cadillac Deville heading southbound on Highway 101 in Lincoln City crossed the centerline Sunday evening and collided head-on with a northbound 2012 Kia Soul.

State troopers continue to investigate a fatal two-vehicle traffic crash Sunday evening along U.S. 101 north of Lincoln City that killed one and seriously injured three others.

The crash happened about 6:45 p.m. when Patty A. Weissenfluh, 58, of Depoe Bay was driving a 2001 Cadillac Deville southbound on U.S. 01 near milepost 111, said Lt. Gregg Hastings, an OSP spokesman.

The Cadillac traveled through a right curve, crossing the center line and colliding head-on with a northbound 2012 Kia Soul driven by Donna Jeanne Ball.

Ball, 71, of Salem, died hours after being transported to a Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in Portland.

A passenger in the Kia, William Lee Bell, Sr., 74,

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