Vancouver man killed in I5 crash in Oregon

first_imgA Vancouver man was killed in a crash early Wednesday morning on Interstate 5 in Oregon, according to the Oregon State Police.Preliminary information indicates that a 2000 Mercedes sport-utility vehicle traveling north on the freeway at about 2:10 a.m. drifted onto the shoulder, and the driver lost control, police said in a press release. The vehicle left the roadway near Milepost 117 and rolled several times, coming to rest near some homes by the freeway, police said.A 36-year-old passenger, whose name was not released, was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. Police said that the Vancouver man was not wearing a seat belt.The driver, a 34-year-old woman, and two juvenile passengers, all from Vancouver, were taken to a hospital for injuries that were not life-threatening, police said.Troopers did not release the names of the adults involved, wanting to give family sufficient time to make notifications. Police said that no charges or citations have been issued, but the investigation is continuing.last_img