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Hit and run suspect turns himself in


The suspect in a late Saturday hit and run accident in east Multnomah County has turned himself in.

He is Charles Francis Gillespie, 67, of Happy Valley. Gillespie is cooperating with the investigation, was interviewed, and was released pending charges.

The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office will forward the case to the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office for review and appropriate charges.

Deputies suspect Gillespie struck Dorena Hernandez, 33, of Happy Valley, around 10:54 p.m. as she stood on the shoulder of Southeast Foster Road west of SE 172nd Avenue. Hernandez was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries.