UPDATE: Victim identified in fatal crash on I-84 near The Dalles
Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into the cause of Saturday morning's single vehicle traffic crash along Interstate 84 about five miles east of The Dalles that resulted in the death of an adult male and injuries to two other occupants.
Troopers say just after 11 a.m., a 1994 Oldsmobile four-door driven by 47-year-old Pablo Medino of Sunnyside, Washington, was westbound on Interstate 84 near milepost 92 attempting to pass a commercial truck when it collided with a guardrail several times. The passenger car eventually came to rest along the north side of the westbound lanes.
Medino was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The 70-year old female right front passenger, Maria Media from Sunnyside, was seriously injured. She was transported by LifeFlight to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in Portland. Right rear passenger, 16-year-old Seth Medinia, from Sunnyside, was transported by ground ambulance to Mid-Columbia Medical Center in The Dalles with minor injuries.
None of the 3 occupants were using safety restraints.