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Astoria teenager killed in crash north of Gearhart

Two-car collision closed highway
By Brenna Visser

The Daily Astorian

Published on November 15, 2017 3:00PM

Last changed on November 16, 2017 10:33AM

A two-car collision north of Gearhart Wednesday afternoon closed U.S. Highway 101.

Brenna Visser/The Daily Astorian

A two-car collision north of Gearhart Wednesday afternoon closed U.S. Highway 101.

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An Astoria teenager was killed Wednesday afternoon when he lost control of his car on a curve on U.S. Highway 101 north of Gearhart and collided with another vehicle.

Broderick Danielson, 18, was driving his black Honda Civic northbound near milepost 14 at about 2 p.m. when he skidded into the southbound lanes, according to the Oregon State Police. His car collided with a Toyota 4Runner driven by Melany Bloom, 38, of Rosburg, Washington.

Bloom was taken to Columbia Memorial Hospital with minor injuries.

The highway opened to both lanes of traffic around 5 p.m.



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