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Sept. 20, 2020

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Longview man hurt in single-vehicle rollover crash on I-5 near Ridgefield

By , Columbian Metro Editor

A Longview man was injured Monday in a single-vehicle rollover crash on Interstate 5 near Ridgefield, according to the Washington State Patrol.

The State Patrol said the crash occurred at 6:31 p.m. as Samuel A. Baker, 29, was driving a 2000 Ford Ranger pickup north in the freeway’s center lane. Baker lost control of the pickup while attempting a lane change and the vehicle went off the left side of the road and rolled several times before coming to a rest in the median.

Baker was injured in the crash and taken to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation, according to the State Patrol. It said Baker was not wearing a seat belt but added that drugs or alcohol did not appear to be involved in the crash.