Thursday, September 1, 2022

Driver on I-5 Strikes and Kills Person, Flees in Hit and Run

From Oregon State Police:

On Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at approximately 12:42 PM, Oregon State Police Troopers responded to a report of a deceased individual located on southbound Interstate 5 near milepost 253.

Preliminary investigation revealed a pedestrian, identified as Cassandra Sullivan (35) of Salem, was struck by a [person operating a] vehicle. Sullivan sustained fatal injuries and was discovered by a litter crew on the shoulder of the road. It is believed that she was struck sometime during the evening of August 29 or the morning of August 30.

OSP investigators are seeking public assistance in locating the vehicle [and driver!] that struck her. The suspect vehicle is believed to be a:

  • Subaru: 2012-16 Impreza, 2013-2017 Cross Trek or a 2014-2018 Forrester
  • crystal white pearl in color
  • damage to the right front
  • was traveling southbound on Interstate 5 on evening of August 29 to morning of August 30, 2022.

Witnesses or anyone with information are encouraged to contact the Oregon State Police Dispatch Center at 800-442-0776 or *OSP (*677) from your mobile phone. Reference case number SP22-229957.

This post may be updated.

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