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Pedestrian killed in car crash early Saturday morning
Investigation remains open, no arrests made on scene
A 25-year-old pedestrian was killed Saturday morning after being struck by the 39-year-old driver of a 2006 Toyota Avalon.
Officers from the Portland Police Bureau responded to a call of a pedestrian struck by a driver, Saturday morning at 1:29 a.m. at I-5 and Lombard Street. The driver of the Toyota was travelling northbound on I-5 when he struck the man who was walking along the side of the freeway. Officers believe the man might have been trying to cross the freeway at the time, a press release from the Portland Police Bureau stated.
The pedestrian was treated on scene for traumatic injuries by medical personnel, but he died at the scene. The driver of the vehicle remained on scene, cooperated with officers and did not show signs of impairment, the release said.
Officers from the Major Crash Team with the PPB traffic division have opened an investigation into the crash. No arrests were made on scene.