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WOMAN DIES IN COLLISION ON HIGHWAY 99.

Byline: The Register-Guard

Oregon state troopers inspect the scene of a head-on collision Sunday morning north of Saginaw on Highway 99 that killed an 18-year-old Cottage Grove woman. Sumer D. Solesbee was pronounced dead at the scene, the Oregon State Police reported. She was driving a 1998 Hyundai sedan south when the car apparently crossed the centerline shortly after 10:30 a.m. and collided with a northbound 1999 Dodge pickup driven by Thomas Derbyshire, 57, of Cottage Grove, state police said.

Derbyshire was treated at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Eugene and released. Both drivers wore seat belts, state police Sgt. Scott Miller said. The area of Highway 99 was closed until 2 p.m., Miller said.

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DigestHeadHere andHere COTTAGE GROVE - An 18-year-old Cottage Grove woman died Sunday morning when her car collided head-on with a pickup truck on Highway 99 about two miles north of Cottage Grove. Summer D. Solesbee was pronounced dead at the scene, the Oregon State Police reported. Solesbee was driving a 1998 Hyundai sedan southbound on Highway 99 when she crossed the center line shortly after 10:30 a.m. and collided in the northbound lane with a 1999 Dodge pickup driven by Thomas Derbyshire, 57, of Cottage Grove. Derbyshire was treated at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Eugene and released. Both drivers wore seat belts, said State Police Sgt. Scott Miller. The area of Highway 99 was closed until 2 p.m., Miller said.
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Title Annotation:Accidents
Publication:The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Geographic Code:9SOUT
Date:Apr 28, 2003
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