Deadly Accident on Interstate 84 in Umatilla County, OR
Umatilla County, Oregon (OR) – On Sunday, January 8, 2023, at round 4:37 p.m., OSP attended an incident between a automobile and pedestrian on the median of Interstate 84, near milepost 199 in Umatilla County, OR.
Primarily based on the preliminary investigations, a Ford Ranger heading east rolled over within the median of Interstate 84, alongside milepost 199. A motorist heading west stopped to help the individuals concerned within the incident and was crossing the median in the direction of the Ford Ranger. When a 2016 Ford Explorer, pushed by Lloyd Lawrence Barkley, 66-year-old of Pendleton, was shifting west when his automobile began to hydroplane on the moist highway.
Barkley misplaced management of his automobile and went into the median the place it hit and killed the pedestrian, Kenneth Dale Sturdy, 65-year-old of Richland, WA. Who was heading to the rolled Ford Ranger.
Sturdy was pronounced useless on the spot.