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Fatal Traffic Crash - Interstate 84 north of Baker City
01/24/2012
Lieutenant Gregg Hastings
Public Information Officer
(503) 731-3020 ext. 247
gregg.hastings@state.or.us

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Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers are continuing the investigation into Tuesday afternoon’s single vehicle fatal traffic crash along westbound Interstate 84 north of Baker City. The crash resulted in the death of an Emmett, Idaho woman.
 
According to Lieutenant Dave MacManiman, on January 24, 2012 at approximately 12:36 p.m. a pickup driven by CHRISTINE E. McALLISTER, age 61, from Emmett, Idaho was westbound on Interstate 84 at the Baker City rest area near milepost 295. McALLISTER lost control of the pickup, traveled off the right shoulder and rolled coming to rest on the off ramp. Conditions at the time of the crash were snowing hard with snow and ice on the roadway.
 
McALLISTER was pronounced deceased at the scene. She was using safety restraints.
 
OSP troopers from the Baker City office are continuing the investigation. Baker County Sheriff's Office, Baker City Fire Department and ODOT assisted at the scene.