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Pedestrian dies in crash on I-5 near Albany

I-5 southbound was closed for 90 minutes after the crash.

Posted: Apr. 12, 2019 5:55 PM

ALBANY, Ore. -- A pedestrian died in a crash on Interstate 5 near Albany just after midnight Friday.

Oregon State Police said a 72-year-old man was driving southbound near milepost 235 at about 12:40 a.m. when he hit a man who was in the center of the lane. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

I-5 southbound was closed for 90 minutes after the crash.

The Albany Police Department, Albany Fire and the Oregon Department of Transportation assisted OSP.

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