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Fatal Traffic Crash - Interstate 84 west of Huntington
01/05/2008
Lieutenant Dave MacManiman
Oregon State Police - Baker City / La Grande
Office: (541) 523-5867

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A 13-year old Pasco, Washington girl died and four others were seriously injured Saturday morning in a single vehicle rollover crash westbound Interstate 84 just west of the Huntington exit in eastern Oregon.
 
On January 5, 2007 at approximately 6:30 a.m. a Chevrolet sport utility vehicle driven by ADRIAN EDWARDO GARCIA, age 38, from Pasco, Washington was westbound on Interstate 84 when it lost control on the ice covered roadway and started to slide in a clockwise direction. The vehicle continued off the right shoulder and rolled, at which time rear passenger JAZMIN GARCIA, age 13, from Pasco, was ejected. The vehicle came to rest about 50 feet from the highway on its wheels.
 
JAZMIN GARCIA was pronounced deceased at the scene. She was not using safety retraints.
 
Driver ADRIAN GARCIA was critically injured and transported to Baker City from where he was taken by Air Life to St. Alphonsus Hospital in Boise, Idaho. Safety restraint use is to be determined.
 
Right front passenger LIVIER LOPEZ-GARCIA, age 39, from Pasco, was transported by Ontario Ambulance to Holy Rosary Hospital in Ontario with serious injuries. She was using safety restraints.
 
Middle seat passenger STEPHANIE GARCIA, age 20, from Pasco, was transported by Ontario Ambulance to Holy Rosary Hospital with serious injuries. She was not using safety restraints.
 
Rear passenger ADRIAN EDWARDO GARCIA JR., age 7, from Pasco, was not using safety restraints and was critically injured. He was transported to a Baker City hospital.
 
Oregon State Police troopers from the Baker City work site and Ontario Area Command office are continuing the investigation. Huntington Quick Response, Ontario Ambulance and ODOT assisted at the scene.