OSP IDs young woman found nude on I-5

ASHLAND, Ore. - Oregon State Police said Sunday they have identified a young woman found walking naked early Sunday morning along Interstate 5 north of Ashland in southern Oregon.

The female had no identification and appeared to possibly be autistic and unable to communicate, troopers said.

With the assistance of the local 9-1-1, center she was positively identified about three hours after she was found.

According to Senior Trooper Heather West, OSP was dispatched around 4:15 a.m.  to a report of a person female walking along Interstate 5 near milepost 19.

Troopers contacted the female and took her to a Medford-area hospital where she is being examined by doctors. There is nothing to indicate she was the victim of a crime. troopers said.

"OSP appreciates the help of our local public safety partners, the media, and public in helping identify the girl," troopers said in a news release. "Her name and other information will not be released. She is from the local Ashland area."

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