BREAKING NEWS: Evacuation Levels Downgraded Along Galice Rd and Galice Creek Rd Full Story
SEVERE WX: Fire Weather Watch - Air Quality Alert - Red Flag Warning View Alerts

19-Year-Old Salem Woman Hit and Killed on Freeway

Authorities say a 19-year-old woman sought by police was struck and killed when she tried to cross Interstate 5 in Salem.

Posted: Nov. 13, 2017 8:54 AM
Updated: Nov. 13, 2017 8:56 AM

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Authorities say a 19-year-old woman sought by police was struck and killed when she tried to cross Interstate 5 in Salem.


Oregon State Police Lt. Mark Duncan says Salem officers were dispatched to a restaurant Sunday on a report that the woman, Sofia Diaz-Piceno, was causing a disturbance.

When officers arrived, they could not find her. Soon, they were told that someone had been struck on nearby I-5. Duncan says the woman was hit by at least two vehicles in the northbound lanes. She died at the scene.

The investigation remains active.

Article Comments

Medford
Clear
67° wxIcon
Hi: 96° Lo: 61°
Feels Like: 67°
Brookings
Overcast
54° wxIcon
Hi: 65° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 54°
Crater Lake
Clear
67° wxIcon
Hi: 86° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 67°
Grants Pass
Overcast
66° wxIcon
Hi: 94° Lo: 64°
Feels Like: 66°
Klamath Falls
Overcast
66° wxIcon
Hi: 89° Lo: 49°
Feels Like: 66°
Midweek Thunderstorm Chances
KDRV Radar
KDRV Fire Danger
KDRV Weather Cam

Latest Video

Image

2018 Eagle Point Football Preview

Image

2018 South Medford Football Preview

Image

VIDEO FORECAST: Warmer and Dry Tomorrow, Midweek Storms

Image

Bear Creek Playground Comes Down to Make Way for New One

Image

Crews Use Special, Biodegradeable Gel to Assist in Firefighting

Image

Demolition Begins on Bear Creek Playground

Image

Hendrix

Image

Monday, August 13 Morning Weather

Image

Health Alert

Image

VIDEO FORECAST: Hotter & Smoky Monday

Community Events