Police ID driver killed in crash on Hwy 126 at 52nd

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - One person is dead after a car crash on Highway 126 east of 52nd Street just after 5 p.m. Monday.

Fausto Bahena-Salgado, 38, of Springfield died when his car drifted into the dirt median between the opposing lanes of traffic.

The car hit the end of a guard rail. The driver did not survive.

The crash closed or disrupted eastbound Hwy 126 until about 8:30 p.m.

Police said witnesses reported seeing the 1997 Honda Civic swerve before the crash.

No other cars were involved.