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Florence woman ejected from SUV, found dead at crash scene on Hwy 138W

The investigation started Saturday morning at 2:40 a.m. when Reedsport Police received a report that a motorist had seen tail lights in a ditch along Highway 138W near Elkton.

ELKTON, Ore. - A Florence woman died when her SUV went off the highway, ejecting her from the vehicle, Oregon State Police said.

The investigation started Saturday morning at 2:40 a.m. when Reedsport Police received a report that a motorist had seen tail lights in a ditch along Highway 138W near Elkton.

First responders found a 2002 Nissan SUV 150 feet off the road.

Police found the driver, 67-year-old Leona Robb of Florence, dead at the scene.

The preliminary investigation found Robb was not conscious when her car left the road. She was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle in the crash, police said.

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