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One man dead after officer-involved shooting shuts down I-5

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SALEM, OR (KPTV) -

The man that led officers in a high-speed chase down I-5 in Salem has died after the chase ended in an officer-involved shooting Wednesday night.

Investigators said an Oregon State Police trooper attempted to stop a car near Woodburn, but the driver sped away, continuing south on the highway driving recklessly at a high rate of speed.

Police said an officer-involved shooting occurred at the end of the police chase near Kuebler Boulevard in Salem.

The trooper was OK, according to police, but the suspect was shot and later died.  

I-5 southbound near Kuebler Boulevard was shut down for several hours with a detour in place. All lanes are now open. 

Officials are still investigating the shooting. 

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