Police identify Salem couple killed in fiery crash

A driver was arrested in connection with the crash.

Posted: Aug. 20, 2018 1:13 PM
Updated: Aug. 20, 2018 2:57 PM

SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- Police have identified a Salem couple who died when their motorcycle was hit by a driver accused running a red light while drunk.

Salem police said Monday that 34-year-old Logan Wilson and 32-year-old Jessica Wilson died at Salem Hospital after Sunday's fiery crash.

The Statesman Journal reports that the other driver -- Eduardo de la Lima Vargas, 40, of Hubbard -- was arrested on charges of manslaughter, drunken driving and other charges.

According to police, Vargas' blood-alcohol content was .10 percent when his truck ran a light. The truck was pulling an occupied horse trailer. Responders rescued the horses.

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