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Pedestrian injured in N. Russell St. collision

UPDATE: Victim is 44-year-old Sandy man


A 44-year-old Sandy man was seriously injured Monday morning in a collision at North Russell Street and Mississippi Avenue.

Police said Angel Hector Marquez was in serious condition at a Portland hospital, suffering from traumatic injuries.

Police said Marquez was struck at about 11:50 a.m. July 27. The driver, 37-year-old Frederick Chao of North Portland, remained at the scene. Chao was driving a 2012 Nissan Versa.

Police said Marquez was walking south across Russell Street, in the crosswalk, when he was struck by Chao's car, who was turning onto Russell Street from southbound Mississippi Avenue. Chao continued west and crashed into a parked pick-up truck on Russell Street.

Preliminary information indicates that Chao suffered a medical event prior to striking Marquez.

No citations have been issued. The police bureau’s Major Crash Team is investigating the accident.

The intersection of North Russell Street and Mississippi Avenue was closed during the investigation.