Driver who died in crash on Interstate 5 identified

Preliminary investigation revealed a Dodge Pickup, driven by 60-year-old Matthew Wignall left the roadway, traveled through the brush, and down an embankment.

Posted: May 1, 2021 11:33 PM

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. --- A crash on Interstate 5 in Douglas County Saturday afternoon left one man dead and a dog injured. 

Oregon State Police said they got a call of a single vehicle crash on I5 northbound near milepost 160 around 3:30 p.m. 

Preliminary investigation revealed a Dodge Pickup, driven by 60-year-old Matthew Wignall left the roadway, traveled through the brush, and down an embankment.

Wignall sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.

A Pitbull was injured and taken to Bailey’s Vet Clinic for treatment. OSP was assisted by North Douglas Fire and ODOT.

The cause of the crash is under investigation. 

Stay with KEZI 9 News for updates. 

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