New York man dead in I-5 crash
March 22, 2023
A New York man died Saturday afternoon, March 18, in a single-vehicle crash that closed southbound Interstate 5, south of Brownsville, for about six hours.
Oregon State Police responded to the crash, near milepost 210, at about 3:10 p.m.
A preliminary investigation indicated a 2022 Freightliner truck and trailer operated by Branden Hamilton, 50, of Buffalo, N.Y., went off the roadway and impacted the guardrail and bridge cement barrier on the southbound side of the freeway.
Hamilton was pronounced deceased at the scene from injuries sustained in the crash.
The cause of the crash is un...