Police have arrested a 29-year-old man from Washington in hit-and-run crash in Hermiston on Wednesday that killed a girl, 7.
Jesus Moras Nava from Paterson, Wash., was lodged in Umatilla County jail on suspicion of manslaughter, felony hit and run, reckless driving, recklessly endangering another person and assault.
Here's what happened, according to Oregon State Police:
Oregon State Police are investigating a fatal crash on Interstate 82 near Hermiston early Friday involving a wrong-way driver.
About 1:30 a.m., a Hermiston woman, later identified as Alicia G. Breckheimer 31, was headed west in her 2005 Cadillac CTS in the eastbound lanes of I-82 smashed nearly head-on into a 2006 Chrysler 300 driven by a 66-year old man from Ione. The Cadillac ended up in the center median and the Chrysler stopped on the eastbound shoulder.
The man, later identified as Robert Henry Baker, was pronounced deceased at the scene.