Pedestrian Killed In Delivery Truck Crash


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Portland Police are investigating the cause of a crash that killed a woman Friday afternoon in Portland.

The crash happened at Northeast Grand Avenue and Broadway Friday afternoon.

Police say a commercial delivery truck was on Northeast Grand Avenue turning westbound onto Northeast Broadway Street when the truck collided with a pedestrian. The woman, in her fifties, died as a result of her injuries.

The driver of the truck remained at the scene and was cooperative. Speed and alcohol do not appear to have been a factor in this collision.

This was the 25th Major Crash Team activation and the 17th fatality on Portland roadways in 2019.

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