Pedestrian killed on I-5 near Cottage Grove

The crash happened at 5 p.m.

Posted: Nov 15, 2019 5:24 PM
Updated: Nov 15, 2019 7:17 PM

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. -- A pedestrian was hit and killed on Interstate 5 near Cottage Grove Friday night.

The crash happened around 5 p.m.

Oregon State Police said a witness saw a man jump out onto I-5. He was then hit by a semi headed southbound. The driver is cooperating with police. 

Prior to the crash, authorities said calls were made about someone getting too close to traffic.

Police are working to notify the man's family.

Traffic is once again moving on I-5.

Stay with KEZI 9 News for updates.

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