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Pedestrian injured by vehicle on Terwilliger Boulevard

COLLINS VIEW — On the evening of Dec. 17, at 8:11 p.m., Central Precinct and Traffic Division officers responded to the report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle at Southwest Terwilliger Boulevard and Lobelia Street.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and located the pedestrian, who was suffering traumatic injuries. The pedestrian, a 31-year-old woman, was transported to a Portland hospital for treatment.

The driver, a 64-year-old woman, remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. She was not impaired by drugs or alcohol.

Traffic investigators were working to determine the cause of the crash.

The intersection remained closed until officers completed their investigation.

Crime Stoppers featured case #13-35 Southwest Portland commercial burglaries

SOUTH PORTLAND — Portland Police Bureau Robbery detectives, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, are asking for the public's help in identifying two burglary suspects that have struck six Southwest Portland businesses.

Since Sept. 1, 2013, six Southwest Portland businesses have been burglarized during the night.

Macadam's Bar & Grill, Thai PK Restaurant, Elephants on Corbett, the Fulton Pub, Szechuan Chef and Massage Envy have all been broken into by two unknown suspects. The suspects appear to be stealing money in most cases.

Detectives have obtained surveillance video from a Dec. 3 burglary at Massage Envy, located at 6645 SW Macadam Ave. The video can be viewed at youtu.be/cWaGzSn2kmo.

A still photo is also being released to assist the public with identification.

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in this case, or any unsolved felony, and you can remain anonymous.

Leave a Crime Stoppers tip online at crimestoppersoforegon.com/submit_online_tip.php, text 823HELP plus your tip to 274-637, or call 503-823-4357 and leave your tip information.

Visit tipsoft.com to download the Crime Stoppers app for iPhone or Android.

Macadam Village Condominium site of suicide attempt

SOUTH PORTLAND — On Dec. 10, at 6:31 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to a report that an adult female jumped from a third-floor apartment to the ground below in the 0600 block of Southwest Nevada Street.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and located the woman, who was suffering from traumatic injuries. The woman was transported to a Portland hospital with life-threatening injuries.

This was one of four reports of possible attempted or completed suicides that day.

A suicide prevention video produced by the Portland Police Bureau is available for viewing by visiting youtu.be/_1uz3cs-had.

The Multnomah County Crisis Line is available 24 hours a day at 503-988-4888.

Lines for Life is available 24 hours a day at 503-972-3456.

Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare has an urgent walk-in clinic, open from 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., seven days a week. Payment is not necessary. Call 503-963-2575.

Fatal crash on Barbur Boulevard

SOUTH BURLINGAME — On Nov. 25, at 2:37 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the report of a serious traffic crash involving two vehicles at Southwest Barbur Boulevard and Miles Street. Additional information was received that the vehicle was on fire and that the fire was spreading to the hillside.

Officers and Portland Fire & Rescue responded to the scene and determined that one occupant was deceased. Portland Fire & Rescue was able to extinguish the fire.

Barbur Boulevard was closed southbound both directions in the area. Southbound drivers were encouraged to use Capitol Highway and northbound drivers were encouraged to use Terwilliger Boulevard.

Barbur Boulevard reopened to all traffic at approximately 6:00 p.m.

Preliminary information from the Traffic Division's Major Crash Team’s investigation indicated that a 2006 Ford Freestyle minivan was traveling southbound on Barbur Boulevard and suddenly crossed over the center line into oncoming traffic, striking a northbound 2012 International dump truck head-on. The dump truck belongs to the city of Portland Water Bureau and was driven by a 49-year-old male employee who was not injured in the crash.

The impact pushed the minivan to the West shoulder of the roadway where it caught on fire. The city of Portland employee and at least one other witness tried to pull the minivan driver from the burning wreckage but were not able to save the driver who died at the scene.

The Oregon State Medical Examiner performed an autopsy and identified the driver killed in the crash as 55-year-old Debra Ann Maymi of Northwest Portland and determined that Maymi died of blunt force trauma.

The Portland Water Bureau employee driving the dump truck was identified as 49-year-old Kevin Getner, who cooperated with the investigation and was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time of the crash.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.