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Gresham woman crashes into MAX train

Taylor Lee Fast, 22, was arrested on suspicions of drunk driving


A Gresham woman landed herself in the Multnomahlnomah County Detention Center after running a red light and crashing into a MAX train late last night.

At 11:38 p.m. Gresham patrol officers responded to a report of a car that had collided with a MAX train at East Burnside Road and Southeast Start Street.

Taylor Lee Fast, 22, of Gresham, was traveling westbound on Burnside Road approach Southeast Stark. According to a witness, Fast drove through a red light while attempting to negotiate a westbound turn onto Southeast Stark Street. At the same time, an eastbound MAX train had entered the intersection, resulting in the collision.

There was extensive damage to the passenger side of the car, but Fast was not injured.

"There was major damage ot the car," said Gresham office Jeff Durbin. "There was major damage to this car. Had there been a passenger in this vehicle, this crash would have resulted in serious injury or fatality."

Police said Fast was arrested under suspicious of a DUII, criminalcrimimnal mischief and reckless driving.