I-5 southbound reopens near Woodburn after fatal crash involving pedestrian

The Oregon Department of Transportation says I-5 southbound closed near Woodburn on Nov. 7, 2018 after a crash involving a pedestrian. KATU photo

WOODBURN, Ore. – Interstate 5 southbound closed three miles north of Woodburn Wednesday morning after a pedestrian was killed in a crash, the Oregon Department of Transportation said.

Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to the report of a pedestrian struck by multiple vehicles on I-5 southbound near milepost 274 around 4:30 a.m. The interstate reopened around 11 a.m.

Officials later identified the man as Brian Caine, 50, of Bellvue, Washington.

Police say Caine died of his injuries. Police closed the road during the investigation.

Crews detoured traffic onto Ehlen Road at the Aurora-Donald Interchange.


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