FATAL CRASH ON INTERSTATE 5 - WASHINGTON COUNTY
Oregon State Police
On Monday, October 12, 2020 at approximately 8:01 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a vehicle crash on I5 near milepost 290.
Preliminary investigation revealed that a Freightliner semi-truck, operated by Gurkirat Singh (35) of Fremont, CA. was northbound on I5 when it struck Eric Laursen (47) of Tualatin who was walking across the northbound lanes.
Laursen sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.
OSP was assisted by Washington County Sheriff's Office, Hillsboro Police Department , Tualatin Police Department, Metro West Ambulance, and ODOT.