March 3, 2014
Lieutenant Gregg Hastings
Public Information Officer
(503) 731-3020 ext 247
Oregon State Police (OSP) is still on scene investigating the cause and manner of Sunday night's multi-vehicle traffic crash along the westbound lanes of Interstate 84 east of Pendleton in Umatilla County. Two people were pronounced deceased and the westbound lanes remain closed at this time.
Preliminary information indicates on March 2, 2014 at approximately 7:30 p.m., OSP troopers, ODOT and local emergency responders were dispatched to reports of multiple crashes related to icy conditions in the westbound lanes of Interstate 84 near milepost 221. Troopers and emergency responders confirmed multiple crash scenes and that two people were deceased from separate vehicles. At least six commercial vehicles were involved in crashes at separate incident scenes.
No other information is being released at this time. Traffic updates can be found by monitoring ODOT's website TripCheck.com.
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