Date/Time of Release: 11/08/2011 - 08:20
Contact Person: Dwes Hutson
Contact Number: 541-440-4464
Subject: Fatal Vehicle Crash
Date/Time of Incident: 11/07/2011 - 16:30
Incident Location: 200 block South Pacific Highway, Tri City, OR
Case Number: 11-4233
Driver / Deceased: Carnine, Palma Louise / 86 yoa / Myrtle Creek, OR
Driver: 16 yoa female / Myrtle Creek, OR
Vehicle 1: 08 Suzuki 4 door (Carnine)
Vehicle 2: 07 Dodge pickup (16 yoa female)
On Monday, November 7, 2011, at 1630 hours, deputies responded to a two vehicle crash in the 200 block of South Pacific Highway in Tri City.
Palma Carnine was driving a 2008 Suzuki when she pulled out onto South Pacific Highway from Grant Street into the path of a north bound 2007 Dodge pickup driven by a 16 year old female. The pickup struck the driver side of the vehicle driven by Palma.
Witnesses to the accident told deputies that Carnine pulled out in front of the pickup leaving the driver no time to stop or take evasive actions.
Carnine was pronounced dead at the scene.
Next of kin has been notified.