Pedestrian hit, killed while attempting to cross I-5 in Salem


The drivers have been cooperative with the investigation


PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A pedestrian was struck and killed on Interstate 5 in Salem on Sunday afternoon, according to authorities.

Officials say the crash occurred shortly before 6 p.m. near the Market Street Interchange when a pedestrian was reportedly attempting to cross the freeway. The person was first struck by a Dodge Ram pickup and was then hit by a Toyota 4-Runner.

The pedestrian, identified as 28-year-old Octavious Calloway of Salem, suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.

Two lanes of I-5 were closed for several hours after the crash as an investigation began. Police say both drivers have been cooperative.

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