Police identify victim in deadly Springfield crash

Springfield Police identified the victim in a deadly crash Wednesday as a 76-year-old woman from Springfield.

Posted: May 7, 2020 7:19 AM
Updated: May 7, 2020 10:37 AM

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – Springfield Police identified the victim in a deadly crash Wednesday as 76-year-old Sally Rozendal of Springfield. 

Police said the crash at the intersection of 5th Street and Centennial Boulevard involved two vehicles, a Chevy Impala driven by Rozendal and a Hyundai Santa Fe driven by Darla Brown, 32, of Springfield.

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The crash happened at about 7:35 a.m. Wednesday. Police determined when they arrived at the crash that the driver of one of the vehicles had died. The driver and a passenger in the other vehicle were evaluated by medics for injuries.

Police said a preliminary investigation suggests speed, distraction and a failure to obey a traffic light are factors in the crash. 

Anyone with more information about the crash is asked to contact the Springfield Police Department at 541-726-3714.

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