Release: Fatal vehicle-pedestrian crash on I-5 in Marion County

From Oregon State Police, Saturday, Nov. 13, 10:27 a.m.

On November 12, 2021, at approximately 9:18 P.M., Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian on Interstate-5 southbound near milepost 254 in Salem.

Preliminary investigation revealed a female pedestrian, who was identified as Christina June Klug (26) of Lebanon, exited her boyfriend’s vehicle that was parked in the median on Interstate-5 southbound near milepost 254, walked out into the lane of travel, and was struck by a southbound vehicle operated by Maria Guzman-Coria (24) of Salem.

Klug was pronounced deceased at the scene. Guzma-Coria remained at the scene and is cooperating with law enforcement.

OSP was assisted by Salem Fire and Medics and the Oregon Department of Transportation.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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