Depoe Bay, Oregon – A woman drove her car off a cliff south of Depoe Bay this morning and died when the car crashed on rocks 100 feet below. A witness reported seeing the car drive off Highway 101, through a wide turn out and go off the cliff.
State Police, the Coast Guard and Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office were among those who responded to the crash. Her body has been removed from the car. Lt. Gregg Hastings with State Police says they don’t know why she drove over the cliff, whether it was intentional or not. They’ve identified her and are in the process of notifying her family. The crash happened just after 8:30 a.m.