CHRONICLE NEWS SERVICE
Oregon State Police responded to a vehicle- pedestrian accident on a southbound Interstate 5 offramp, exit 176, in Lane County on Sunday, April 16, at approximately 9:18 p.m.
The preliminary investigation indicated a silver Ford Mustang, operated by Colton Huddle, 24, of Cottage Grove, was southbound on Interstate 5 and took exit 176 toward Saginaw when it struck a pedestrian, Jessica Ann Layton, 46, of Haines City, Fla., who was in the lane of travel. The pedestrian was declared deceased at the scene.
The operator was uninjured, remained on scene and cooperated with investigators.
Interstate 5 southbound had one lane affected for approximately 2.5 hours and the Saginaw exit was closed during the on-scene crash investigation.