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Bicyclist Tara Janel Manitsas, 44, dead, David Lee Manitsas, 60, injured after SUV collision at North Valley and Dopp roads in Newberg, Oregon

Modified Date: 
Thu, 05/16/2019 - 4:20pm
Accident Date: 
Tuesday, September 8, 2015

1 bicyclist killed, another injured in Newberg crash

One died at the scene and the other was flown by medical helicopter to Oregon Health and Science University in Portland. Yamhill County Sheriff's Office officials say the driver of the SUV received a minor injury and is cooperation with the investigation. No names will be released until family members are notified. Anyone who may have witnessed this crash should contact Sgt. Joe Shipley with the Yamhill County Sheriff's Office at 503-434-7506 or via email at

Newberg woman, 44, killed in car vs. bicycle crash; husband critically injured

Tara Manitsas was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash; David Manitsas was transported by LifeFlight helicopter to OHSU Hospital, where he was reported in critical condition.

The driver of the Rav4 was identified as 71-year-old Nancy Rae Faunt of Gaston. Shipley said Faunt was cooperating with investigators and there was no evidence she was impaired at the time of the crash.

People Involved: 
Tara Janel Manitsas
David Lee Manitsas
Nancy Rae Faunt

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