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Fatal Pedestrian-Involved Traffic Crash - Interstate 5 in Roseburg Area

August 1, 2013

Lieutenant Gregg Hastings
Public Information Officer
(503) 731-3020 ext 247

Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into Wednesday afternoon's fatal pedestrian-involved traffic crash that occurred in the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 in the Roseburg area.

On July 31, 2013 at approximately 4:26 p.m., a 2013 Ford F150 pickup driven by JARED L. FUHRIMAN, age 39, from Medford, was southbound on Interstate 5 near milepost 123 when, according to witnesses, a male pedestrian ran from the right freeway shoulder into the traffic lanes and collided into the pickup's right passenger side door. The man was knocked to the ground and ran over by a second southbound vehicle, a 2003 Mazda passenger car driven by AARON E. ESTRADA, age 23, from Roseburg.

The male pedestrian, identified as EVEREST JAMES Mc DONALD, age 34, from Days Creek, Oregon, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Neither involved driver was injured.

OSP troopers from the Roseburg Area Command office are continuing the investigation. Trooper Dave Stone is the lead investigator.

OSP was assisted at the scene by Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Douglas County Fire District #2, Medcom Ambulance, and ODOT. Troopers were at the scene for over 6 hours investigating. Traffic was open to at least one lane during that time.

No photographs available for this release.


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