1111 S.W. 2nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97204
April 11, 2002 00:00
The investigation revealed that Franklin was in the right center lane and traveled through the intersection failing to stop for the red light. Franklin’s vehicle was hit by the Max train and pushed eastbound, approximately 136 feet, before coming to a stop. Both Jethro and Delores Franklin were transported to Emanuel Hospital with serious injuries. Jethro Franklin was cited for careless driving. The driver of the MAX Train, identified as 29-year-old Aaron Cowell, was uninjured.
Sgt. Pete Simpson