Monthly Archives: December 2023

Pedestrian dies from injuries after being struck in the crosswalk at 17th and Marine Drive.

On 12/29/2023 at 11:49 AM, Astoria, Police Department, Fire Department, and Medix Ambulance responded to a report of a vehicle versus pedestrian traffic crash.  The victim was transported by ambulance to Columbia Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.  While the investigation is ongoing, preliminary investigation indicates that the victim, 79-year-old Edward Mosey was crossing in a crosswalk from south to north at Marine Dr. and 17th street when he was struck by a 2016 Honda CRV operated by 70-year-old Yvonna Soule of Ocean Park Washington.  Soule remained at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation.

An Oregon State Police Traffic Crash Reconstructionist is on scene presently conducting a scene investigation.  Astoria Police are also being assisted at the scene by Oregon Department of Transportation.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash who were not interviewed by police are asked to contact Senior Officer Cory Gerig at 503-325-4411 or by email at