On Thursday December 31, 2020 at approximately 2:41 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle collision on Hwy 18 near milepost 10.
Preliminary investigation revealed a Honda Pilot, operated by Julien Doudna (35) of Mill City, was crossing Hwy 18 from the North Van Duzer rest area to the South Van Duzer rest area and collided with a Toyota Land cruiser, operated by Scott Brady (49) of Salem, which was eastbound on Hwy 18.
Honda Pilot passenger Brandy Doudna (44) of Mill City sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased. Julien Doudna along with three juveniles were transported to Salem Hospital. Another juvenile passenger was transported by Lifeflight to Legacy Emmanuel Hospital in Portland. Brady and two passengers were not transported. A juvenile passenger was transported to North Lincoln Hospital.
Oregon State Police was assisted by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, ODOT Incident Response, North Lincoln Fire and Rescue, Pacific West Ambulance, and medical units from West Valley Fire and Rescue.