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Man dies Thursday night after car strikes him on Cornell Road

A pedestrian died Thursday night in Hillsboro after being hit by a car on Cornell Road near Elam Young Parkway.

The Hillsboro Police Department responded to a vehicle/pedestrian accident at Cornell and Elam Young West. Phillip Michael Johnson, 27, of Hillsboro, was crossing Cornell (north bound) at the Elam Young West intersection when he was struck by a vehicle. Johnson was transported to Emanuel Hospital, and died while in surgery. The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation. Alcohol or other intoxicants are not factors in this incident. This case is still under investigation and police ask that anyone who witnessed the incident contact them at 503-681-6175.

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