OSP Investigates I-5 Fatal Crash

truck safe pictureUPDATE: Troopers say Christina Marie Armstrong, 22, of Cape Coral, Florida, was killed in the crash. The driver of the pick up, Joseph Dana Theriault, 28, of Portland, was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon State Police is continuing the investigation into a fatal crash Tuesday morning.

OSP says around 7:10 a.m., a 2003 Toyota pickup driven by a 28-year-old male was traveling southbound on I-5 near when it drifted toward the right shoulder. The Toyota crashed into a semi-truck parked disabled on the right shoulder with warning reflectors placed behind the trailer.

A 22-year-old female passenger in the pickup was pronounced dead at the scene. The pickup’s driver was transported by ambulance to PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend with non-life threatening injuries.

OSP says traffic was reduced to one lane for about 90 minutes.

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