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Driver dies in three-vehicle crash on I-5 near Woodburn

All northbound lanes were closed more than two hours Friday night as police investigated the fatal crash.
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WOODBURN, Ore. — One person died in a three-vehicle crash that closed all northbound lanes of Interstate 5 just south of Woodburn Friday evening, the Oregon State Police said. 

Norma Palacios, 59, of Keizer was driving northbound in a Toyota Corolla when the crash occurred at about 5:30 p.m. The driver changed lanes near milepost 270 and collided with two other vehicles. 

Palacios died from injuries sustained in the crash. No one in the other two vehicles were injured. 

I-5 northbound was closed more than two hours as authorities investigated the crash. One lane had reopened by 8:15 p.m.