The two deceased occupants of the Chevy Cobalt were identified as an un-named female child, age 3, from Portland, and Wayne A OWENS, age 35, from Portland. The seriously injured driver of the Chevy Cobalt was identified as Samantha P HARPER, age 22, from Portland.
The investigation is still ongoing and no further information will be released at this time.
Oregon State Police (OSP) Troopers are continuing the investigation into this Monday morning’s fatal crash on Interstate 84 westbound on-ramp, near Baker City (milepost 306).
Preliminary information indicates on April 4, 2016, at 5:34 a.m., a 2006 Chevy Cobalt was traveling westbound and for unknown reasons, left the roadway and rolled several times, ejecting a child passenger.
The child passenger and an adult passenger suffered fatal injuries and were pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver received serious injuries and was flown by life flight to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, Idaho.
One westbound lane of Interstate 84 was closed for approximately four hours following the crash.
OSP is being assisted by the Baker City Police Department, Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) and Baker County Fire Department.
This is an ongoing investigation and more information will be released when available. Names and photos will be released once next of kin notifications are confirmed.
Oregon State Police (OSP) Troopers and emergency personnel are on scene of single vehicle, rollover crash, on Interstate 84 westbound on-ramp, near Baker City (milepost 306). There are two confirmed fatalities.
This is a preliminary release, more information to follow pending family notifications.
One lane is closed at this time. Please visit tripcheck.com for up-to-date road status.
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