Fatal crash on I-84 in Baker County claims life of Nampa, Idaho man

BAKER COUNTY – (News Release from Oregon State Police)

On September 23, 2021, at approximately 2:14 AM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a Commercial Motor Vehicle crash on Interstate 84 near milepost 318.

Preliminary investigation revealed a Freightliner CMV pulling a set of double trailers, operated by William Frakes (49) of Nampa, ID was westbound when it left the roadway and overturned. 

Frakes sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.

One lane of I-84 westbound is still currently closed. 

OSP was assisted by Baker County Sheriff’s Department and ODOT.