Fatal Crash on Interstate 5 – Marion County

On Friday, February 26, 2021 at approximately 5:30 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 5 near MP 270.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a Toyota Corolla, operated by Norma Palacios (59) of Keizer, was northbound in the center lane, began to change lanes, and collided with a Nissan Rogue operated by Arnold Brown (52) of Albany.  The Toyota Corolla then collided with a Nissan Rogue operated by Paul Tallman (57) of Eugene. 

Palacios sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.

There were no other serious injuries.

OSP was assisted by Woodburn Fire Department and ODOT.