SB I-5 lanes reopen in Woodburn after deadly crash


Incident happened around 2 a.m. near milepost 270

FILE – A road flare. (KOIN)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The southbound lanes at the Woodburn Interchange on I-5 were reopened Saturday morning following a fatal crash involving a pedestrian, according to the Oregon Department of Transportation.

The incident happened around 2 a.m. near milepost 270. ODOT did not immediately provide the circumstances surrounding the crash, though Oregon State Police did confirm to KOIN 6 one person died in the collision.

Travelers were cautioned to avoid the area for several hours while police investigated and crews cleaned up the damage.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

This is a developing story.

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