JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – A person died after crashing on Interstate 5 near Talent.
Oregon State Police said at about 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 24, Ruben Nanez of Yreka was driving a black Chrysler minivan on Interstate 5 when the vehicle left the southbound lanes for unknown reasons near milepost 21.
The minivan reportedly drifted off the roadway, crashed into a ditch embankment and overturned, landing in a small creek.
First responders attempted life-saving measures, but Nanez was pronounced dead at the scene.
The roadway was not impacted during the on-scene investigation.
No further information was provided by OSP.
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