Coos Bay Missing Man Dies After Crash in Curry County


Oregon State Police troopers and emergency personnel responded a single vehicle crash around 9 this morning on Highway 255 milepost 361. Preliminary investigation revealed that 50-year-old Chester Mayer of Coos Bay, was northbound on Carpenterville Highway when he failed to negotiate a curve and crossed the southbound lane and left the roadway. According to police, Mayer sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. Mayer was reported as a missing person on December 29th after he was last seen leaving a residence in Brookings the night before.

This entry was posted on Monday, December 30th, 2019 and is filed under Local News.