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Jeep crashes into building, killing one passenger

At approximately 9:40 p.m. on Hwy 101, a Jeep driven by George Reese, 73, was traveling north when it left the roadway and struck a business and a residence before coming to a stop.

COOS BAY, Ore. — One woman was killed in a single-vehicle accident in Coos Bay on Friday night, sending one other person to the hospital with serious injuries.

At approximately 9:40 p.m. on Hwy 101, a Jeep driven by George Reese, 73, was traveling north when it left the roadway and struck a business and a residence before coming to a stop.

The driver was transported to a bay area hospital, while the passenger, Sharen Reese, 73, died at the scene.

The structures sustained substantial damage, but no other injuries were reported from the occupants of the structure.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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