Semi Truck catches fire after crashing on I-84 near The Dalles

On Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at approximately 1:50 AM. Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report a single vehicle commercial truck crash on I-84 near milepost 74.

Preliminary investigation showed the commercial motor vehicle was east bound in the slow lane when it drifted off the roadway, impacted a rock embankment, and caught fire.

The operator of the vehicle, identified as Leo Stratton, age 50, from Portland, died as a result of injuries.