Fatal Crash on Hwy 99E – Marion County

On Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at approximately 1:23 A.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle crash on Hwy 99E near milepost 39.

Preliminary investigation revealed a Ford Focus was southbound when it left the roadway, crashed through a fence and struck an unoccupied truck.

The operator sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.  The operator is being identified as Roberto Martinez (22) of Salem.

OSP was assisted by Marion County Fire and Medics and ODOT.