Red Cross Evacuation Center for Mad River/Ruth at: Van Duzen Community Center, Van Duzen Road, Mad River:    
Mandatory Evacuations for residences in the area of Mad River Rd from Highway 36 to Three Forks Road area and the back side of the lake on Ruth/Zenia Road to the Ruth Dam:     - Click for more Info
For 24-hour Air Quality Information, call the NCUAQMD’s hotline toll-free at 1-866-BURN-DAY (1-866-287-6329), or visit the website at www.ncuaqmd.org.:     - Click for more Info

Woman hit, killed by vehicle in Fortuna

Get flash to see this video, or turn javascript back on

FORTUNA - A Coos Bay woman is dead following a fatal single vehicle traffic collision in Fortuna. Just after 2 yesterday afternoon, officers responded to the 100 block of 12th street. There, an adult female was fatally injured when a Ford Explorer collided with her and a vacant apartment. The Coroner’s Office has now identified the woman as 32-year old Victoria Adele Pruett.

According to Fortuna Police, Pruett owned the vehicle and may have been performing maintenance. Authorities say a possible mechanical issue could  have led to the incident. Cause of death is blunt force trauma. No autopsy is planned at this time, However, the investigation continues.