Driver wanted for taking out I-84 guardrail

Driver wanted for taking out I-84 guardrail

Driver wanted for taking out I-84 guardrail

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by KGW.com Staff

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Posted on January 5, 2014 at 1:11 PM

Updated Sunday, Jan 5 at 4:36 PM

BAKER CITY, Ore. – Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver that smashed into a Interstate 84 guardrail near Baker City Thursday and sped off.

Around 11 p.m., state police discovered the mangled guardrail on the eastbound onramp to I-84 from Cedar Street.

Evidence indicates the driver tried to get on the onramp, lost control, hit the guardrail and took out a sign, said Lt. Gregg Hastings with Oregon State Police.

After causing the damage, the driver took off, possibly heading east on the interstate. Police thing the vehicle is a late 1980s or early 1990s Ford pickup truck with extensive front damage.

Anyone with information was asked to call Oregon State Police at 541-523-5867.

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