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.