Pedestrian hit by car in NE Portland dies

PORTLAND, Ore. – A pedestrian who was hit by a car in Northeast Portland early Saturday morning has died.

Charles L. Bergeron, 58, was crossing Northeast 82nd Avenue, near Jonesmore Street, when at around 2:10 a.m. the collision occurred.

Bergeron was initially in critical condition but later died at the hospital. His death is the 34th traffic-related fatality in Portland this year.

The driver remained at the scene. Investigators do not believe the driver was impaired or distracted.

An investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact officer David Enz at 503-823-2208 or David.Enz@portlandoregon.gov.

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