Man killed after exiting pickup on I-205

Pedestrian killed on I-205

PORTLAND, Ore. -- A Portland man was killed on Interstate 205 after he was hit by a semi-truck on Sunday afternoon.

The report came into Portland police at about 12:36 p.m. Upon arriving, officers and medical personnel found 54-year-old Mark Jay Schnoor, who was already dead.

Police say Schnoor had pulled off to the shoulder with his hazard lights on, and was hit and killed when he stepped out of his vehicle and into a northbound travel lane.

The semi-truck driver, 47-year-old Laura N. Rotharmel of Northeast Portland, stayed at the scene and cooperated with investigators.

The freeway was closed for several hours.


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