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Goodpasture Island Road Closed

EUGENE, Ore. — Goodpasture Island Road is closed near Alexander Loop. Eugene Police are investigating a crash that happened early Wednesday morning.

A 77-year-old woman was taken to the hospital with serious injuries, but the they are not expected to be life threatening.

She was crossing the road in a crosswalk with a walker when she was was hit by a single vehicle. EPD says the driver was driving into the sun at sunrise and this likely contributed to the crash.

The intersection was expected to be reopened by 9 a.m. Drivers are encouraged to take an alternative route.

 

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