Kimberly Hayes 37, killed, driver Andrew Evensen 35, in critical condition after their SUV leaves icy I-84 and crashes into tree.
Oregon State Police identified the 37-year-old woman killed Friday afternoon in a single-vehicle crash on I-84 in what authorities termed extremely icy conditions.
Kimberly Hayes was the passenger in a 1988 Ford Explorer driven by Andrew Evensen, 35, police said.
Evensen and Hayes were traveling along I-84 westbound on Friday at 2:09 p.m. near Rooster Rock State Park when Evensen lost control of the SUV. The Explorer left the roadway, striking a tree, according to authorities. The two Portland residents were both wearing seat belts, police said.
Authorities described wind gusts upwards of 35 mph and extremely icy road conditions at the time of the crash.
OSP troopers performed CPR on Hayes prior to emergency medical personnel arriving to the crash. Hayes was already pronounced deceased by the time emergency medical personnel responded to the scene.
Evensen was transported to Legacy Emanuel Hospital where he is in critical condition, according to hospital officials.