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Driver dies in fatal crash near Phoenix

Interstate 5 traffic is being delayed this evening north of Phoenix because of an investigation after a single-car crash near milepost 25, according to the Oregon Department of Transportation.

Travelers should expect delays and congestion anywhere from 20 minutes to two hours between Medford and Phoenix.Motorists are advised to use alternate routes.

According to Gary Leaming of the Oregon Department of Transportation, the car crashed off the side of the road just after 5 p.m. There is one reported fatality, the driver.

The Oregon State Police are trying to determine if the driver died due to a pre-existing medical condition or if the impact of the crash was the cause.

This is a developing story and will be updated as new information becomes available.

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