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Girl, 11, dies in crash on I-84 ramp; 8 injured

Girl, 11, dies in crash on I-84 ramp; 8 injured
Firefighters investigate after this van rolled off the ramp on westbound Interstate 84 at 181st Avenue in Gresham, killing one and injuring eight.
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GRESHAM, Ore. – An 11-year-old girl from Portland was killed and eight other people were injured when a van rolled off a ramp to Interstate 84 Sunday afternoon.

The crash closed the ramp from 181st to westbound Interstate 84, according to the Gresham Police Department.

Police said just one vehicle was involved in the crash. A van rolled off the freeway and ended up on its side.

Four adults and five children were inside the van. Medics took eight people to hospitals.

Police are still investigating what happened and if weather was a contributing factor. The driver of the van was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol, according to police.

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