Fatal Crash- Interstate 84- Sherman County

On Saturday, March 25, at approximately 1:16 P.M., the Oregon State Police responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian crash on Interstate 84, near milepost 108, in Sherman County.

The preliminary investigation indicated a red 1996 Subaru Legacy and black 2010 Nissan Armada were parked along the shoulder of I-84, near milepost 108, working on the disabled Subaru. The pedestrian, Michael Beauford Baysinger (69) of Kennewick (WA), was standing at the partially opened driver’s door of the black Nissan when a white 2020 Freightliner semi-truck with double trailers, operated by Robert Maxwell Service (29) of Gresham, passed in the righthand lane. The Freightliner struck the partially ajar driver’s door of the black Nissan and the pedestrian.  The pedestrian was killed as a result of the collision.

The roadway was impacted for several hours during the on-scene investigation.  The CMV operator was cooperative during the investigation

OSP was assisted by Sherman County Fire and Rescue and ODOT.