Fatal Car Accident in Douglas County, OR
August 29, 2023

Douglas County, Oregon (OR) – On August 26, 2023, the Oregon State Police responded to a vehicle vs. motorbike collision at around 3:17 P.M., on HWY 38 at an intersection with Dean Creek Rd in Douglas County, OR.

According to the preliminary investigation, Nancy Jean Funk, 79-year-old of Reedsport was driving a white Honda CRV that was parked on Dean Creek Road waiting to turn onto Highway 38 in the west. As the Honda CRV started to turn onto Highway 38, Lynn Eugene Kropf, 70-year-old of Shedd, was driving a Honda VTX1300 that was traveling east. The Honda motorcycle stumbled as it tried to halt. Marilyn Rae Kropf, a 67-year-old Shedd resident who was riding on the motorcycle, dismounted and collided with the Honda CRV’s back.

The driver of the Honda CRV (Funk), the passenger, Reedsport resident Rachelle Dora Lopez, 44-year-old and a young child were unharmed in the crash. The operator stayed on the spot and helped the police. Lynn Eugene Kropf, the Honda motorcycle’s driver, had minor injuries but declined medical transportation. Marilyn Rae Kropf, the motorcycle’s passenger, was pronounced dead at the site. During the on-site inquiry, there was a 1.5 hour delay in traffic on the motorway. The investigation is on-going.

The Reedsport Police Department, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department, and ODOT provided assistance to OSP.

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