On Tuesday, October 31, 2023, at 2:59 p.m., the Oregon State Police responded to a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 5, near milepost 189, in Lane County. The preliminary investigation indicated a northbound Kenworth commercial motor vehicle and trailer, operated by Shawn L Brown (49) of Eugene, slowed down for traffic congestion due to a motor vehicle crash farther up the interstate. A northbound Ford cargo van, operated by Edward Norman Guidry (70) of Cottage Grove, approached the slowed traffic at highway speeds and rear-ended the semi-trailer. The operator of the Ford van (Guidry) was declared deceased at the scene. The operator of the Kenworth (Brown) suffered minor injuries. The highway was impacted for approximately 3 hours during the on-scene investigation. OSP was assisted by the Lane County Sheriff’s Office, South Lane Fire/EMS, and ODOT.