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Oregon State Police (OSP) Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle crash at 6:04 p.m. Monday, Feb. 15, on Ecola State Park Road.

Preliminary investigation revealed a Mazda MZ3, operated by Rony Tomas-Garcia of Seaside, was southbound on Ecola State Park Road when it veered off the road, struck a tree, and came to rest on its top.

According to OSP, 3.5 month old baby girl sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.

A passenger, Esperanza Martin-Ramirez of Roseburg, was transported to Columbia Memorial Hospital and later transferred to OHSU.

Tomas-Garcia was transported to Columbia Memorial Hospital and released after receiving medical treatment, OSP said. 

He was arrested for Manslaughter, Assault, Reckless Driving and DUII. He was lodged in the Clatsop County Jail.

OSP was assisted by Cannon Beach Police Department, Seaside Fire Department and Cannon Beach Fire Department.


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