Police: Stolen pickup found burning along I-5 near Creswell

Police: Stolen pickup found burning along I-5 near Creswell
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CRESWELL, Ore. -- A stolen pickup was found burning on the side of Interstate 5 early Saturday morning near Creswell, Oregon State Police said.

South Lane Fire was called at around 4 a.m. Saturday morning to douse a burning vehicle on the side of I-5 south near milepost 180.

Firefighters arrived to find a 1991 Dodge Dakota pickup engulfed in flames, officials said.

The unoccupied pickup was later linked to an owner in Springfield, who told police officers the truck had been stolen at around 10 p.m. Friday.

Anyone with information about the stolen pickup is asked to call State Police at 541-726-2536.