Man dies in crash on Highway 53 near Manzanita

Man dies in crash on Highway 53 near Manzanita
Photo by Oregon State Police

MANZANITA, Ore. – A 36-year-old man died when his car went off the road and rolled several times in blackberry bushes near Highway 53, police said.

It happened just east of Highway 101 near Manzanita. It’s unclear what time the crash occurred. Someone called police when they saw the car at around 7:45 a.m.

Police said Zanoni Arizona Hartford was driving a Honda Civic southbound on Highway 53 when it rolled off the highway while going around a curve.

Hartford was thrown from the car during the crash. The car came to rest about 30 feet off the road in some blackberry bushes.