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Woman killed crossing Highway 26 in Sandy

A woman was struck and killed by a vehicle as she was apparently trying to cross Highway 26 in Sandy on Saturday.

The name of the victim was not immediately released.

The driver of the vehicle remained on scene and is cooperating with the investigation. According to the Sandy Police Department, there is no indication the driver was impaired at the time of the crash.

The accident happened around 8:45 p.m. on Aug. 15 just east of Ruben Lane. When officers responded to the scene, witnesses reported a woman was struck by a vehicle headed east after she apparently tried to cross the highway outside of a crosswalk. Sandy Fire Department personnel pronounced the woman deceased.

The eastbound lanes of Highway 26 were closed for at least two hours. Oregon State Police are assisting in the crash investigation.