Fatal Crash on Hwy 99E – Marion County

On Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at approximately 8:09 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle crash on Hwy 99E near Boones Ferry Rd. 

Preliminary Investigation revealed a Ford Fusion, operated by Jordan Chandler (26) of Salem, was southbound when it drove into the northbound lane and collided with a Cherriots mini bus operated by Rachel Bunting (51) of Salem.

Bunting was transported to the Salem Hospital where she was pronounced deceased.

There were three passengers on the bus all transported to the Salem Hospital:

  • Phillip Splawn (34) of Woodburn
  • Chelsea Arredondo (30) of Woodburn
  • German Gomez Paz (45) of Woodburn.

Chandler sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.

Passenger in the Ford, Brooke Fisher (21) of Salem, was transported to Emmanuel Hospital in Portland.

OSP was assisted by Woodburn Fire Department, EMS, and ODOT.