Oregon State Police say the car crashed off the freeway into a grassy area between Phoenix and Talent. The driver died at the scene.
Police say the car crashed off the I-5 southbound lanes. ODOT closed one lane for several hours as they worked to tow the car out. At this point, police say no other cars were involved in the crash.
Next of kin are still waiting to be contacted before a name can be released. The crash is still under investigation.
NBC5 News Reporter Miles Furuichi graduated from Chapman University with degrees in English and Journalism. He received post graduate experience in Los Angeles in photojournalism and commercial photography. He also spent time in Dublin, Ireland working in print journalism and advertising.
Miles is a Rogue Valley native, raised in Ashland. He enjoys hiking, mountain biking and photography.