UPDATE: Two dead, four hurt in multiple Interstate 5 crashes Wednesday


October 19, 2022

Scott Swanson

Heavy fog has resulted in multiple Interstate 5 crashes Wednesday morning, Oct. 19, closing southbound lanes at milepost 16, the OR 228 Halsey-Brownsville exit.

Four people were injured and two were killed Wednesday, Oct. 19, following a series of collisions on Interstate 5 between Albany and Harrisburg that closed major portions of the artery for eight hours.

Phillip Frye, 29, of Portland, died in that morning's fog-heavy multiple-vehicle crash, the Oregon State Police announced Friday. Details were not immediately available. A total of four unidentified subjects were taken to area hospitals throughout the day, one in serious condition.

Later that afternoon, shortly after 2 p.m., the OSP reported, 31-year-old Pritpal Singh, of Sacramento, Calif.,...

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