A Lebanon woman has died after being struck by a vehicle on Interstate-5.
According to a news release from Oregon State Police, emergency personnel responded to a vehicle-pedestrian collision on Friday, Nov. 12 at around 9:18 p.m. on I-5 southbound near milepost 254 in Salem.
The news release states Christina June Klug, 26, exited her boyfriend’s car that was parked in the median on I-5. She then reportedly walked out into the lane of travel where she was hit by a southbound vehicle operated by Maria Guzman-Coria, 24, of Salem.
Klug was pronounced dead at the scene. Guzman-Coria stayed at the scene following the collision and is cooperating with law enforcement.
OSP was aided by Salem Fire and Medics as well as Oregon Department of Transportation. The case is an ongoing investigation.