PORTLAND, Ore. — A pedestrian was hit by a car and killed early Thursday morning in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 84.
The pedestrian was struck by a sedan while crossing the freeway near Interstate 205 and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Eastbound lanes of I-84 were closed from the time of the crash, at about 1:30 a.m., until just after 5 a.m.
The driver of the sedan stayed at the scene and cooperated with investigators. Police do not believe impairment or distracted driving contributed to the crash.
Anyone with information about the pedestrian or the crash is asked to call traffic officer David Enz at 503-823-2208 or email email@example.com.
This is the first major crash team investigation and first traffic fatality in Portland in 2020.