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Person in wheelchair struck, killed by vehicle in SW Portland

Portland police said the person was crossing Southwest Barbur Boulevard near 30th Avenue against the crossing signal when they were hit.

PORTLAND, Ore — A person in a wheelchair was struck and killed by a vehicle in Southwest Portland on Wednesday night.

Portland police said 66-year-old Clayton Chamberlin was crossing Southwest Barbur Boulevard near 30th Avenue against the crossing signal when he was hit by a driver who had a green light. It happened around 8:30 p.m.

Medics rushed Chamberlin to a hospital but he died of his injuries.

The driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. Police said the driver showed no signs of being impaired.

Investigators said the pedestrian appeared to be at fault in the crash but the investigation is ongoing.

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