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Portland Commissioner Fritz's Husband Dies In I-5 Wreck


The husband of Portland City Commissioner Amanda Fritz was killed in an Interstate 5 accident in Salem on Wednesday morning. Dr. Steven Fritz was a psychiatrist at the Oregon State Hospital. City Council meetings scheduled for Wednesday were canceled.

Dana Haynes, Portland Mayor Charlie Hales' Communications Director talks with the press Wednesday morning.

Dana Haynes, Portland Mayor Charlie Hales’ Communications Director talks with the press Wednesday morning.

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Commissioner Fritz was at City Hall at the time of the accident.

One other person may also have killed in the I-5 accident, but police reports are not clear.

Click here to follow continuing coverage of Wednesday morning’s fatal crash from The Statesman Journal.