Salem resident killed in I-5 car crash Friday afternoon

A 58-year-old Salem resident was killed in a car crash this weekend, according to Oregon State Police.

Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle crash on Friday, Sept. 30 on Interstate 5 near milepost 270, according to a Monday press release.

The crash happened at about 12:50 p.m.

“(A) preliminary investigation revealed a Toyota 4Runner, operated by Katharine Deluca-Carroll of Salem, was on the northbound shoulder and began to merge into northbound traffic when the vehicle went off the roadway, struck a guardrail and rolled,” the release said.

Deluca-Carroll sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased. 

In addition to OSP, Oregon Department of Transportation and Woodburn Fire Department responded to the scene.

Contact reporter Jordyn Brown at [email protected].

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Jordyn Brown is an Oregon journalist who formerly worked for the Eugene Register-Guard.