Driver ejected from Jeep, killed instantly

The crash happened on Silver Road NE

Marion County Sheriff

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A man was killed in a crash early Saturday morning near Salem.

The Marion County Sheriff’s office says the man was driving eastbound on Silverton Road NE near 76th Avenue NE when his Jeep left the road. Deputies think the man tried to get the Jeep back on the road but was unable to do so, causing it to rollover.

Officials say he was ejected from the Jeep and killed instantly. The crash scene was over 650 feet long and Silverton Road was closed for several hours.

Speed is believed to be a factor in the crash.

The man’s identity hasn’t been released.

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