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Pedestrian struck in Hillsboro dies of injuries

Accident happened Wednesday afternoon on Southeast Baseline.


An 81-year-old Hillsboro man has died as a result of injuries sustained in a pedestrian-vehicle collision Wednesday afternoon in Hillsboro.

According to a press release issued by the Hillsboro Police Department, police were called to the intersection of Southeast Ninth Avenue and Baseline Street at 1:15 p.m. on a report that a pedestrian has been struck by a vehicle.

An 81-year-old man, who has not been identified by police, was crossing Baseline from south to north, and was not in a crosswalk when he was struck by a late-model Ford Escape SUV driven by a 47-year-old Hillsboro woman.

The man was life-flighted to Oregon Health & Science University, where he later died.

The investigation revealed that the vehicle was travelling at 20 to 25 mph and that recklessness, drugs nor alcohol were involved.

No citations have been issued at this time.