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One dead in collision with Water Bureau truck on SW Barbur

by: KOIN NEWS 6 - Fatal collision between van and Portland Water Bureau truck closed SW Barbur Monday.One person was killed Monday afternoon in a two-vehicle collision that blocked Southwest Barbur Boulevard near Miles Street.

The person’s name has not been released.

A passenger van collided with a Portland Water Bureau truck and went off the road. A witness tried but could not save the victim from the ensuing fire.

Portland firefighters and police responded to the collision at about 2:37 p.m. Nov. 25. One of the vehicles was on fire and the flames spread to a nearby hillside.

Barbur Boulevard is closed in both directions in the area. Southbound drivers should use Capitol Highway and northbound drivers should use Terwilliger Boulevard as alternatives.

KOIN News 6 contributed to this story.