Traffic #ALERT: Pedestrian Struck, Major Crash Team Activation

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November 18, 2019 23:55

  

A pedestrian has been struck and killed by a vehicle in the Buckman Neighborhood.

On Monday, November 18, 2019 at 11:03p.m., Central Precinct officers were dispatched to the report of a pedestrian involved crash in the 2200 Block of East Burnside Street. When they arrived they found a pedestrian down in the street. Medical crews responded but determined the pedestrian was deceased. The driver of the involved vehicle remained at the scene.

The Major Crash Team (MCT) is responding to the assist in the traffic crash investigation. Traffic is affected in the area. East Burnside Street is closed to all traffic between Southeast 20th Avenue and Southeast 24th Avenue.

No additional information is available at this time. An updated news release will be pushed out as investigators learn more.

The PIO is not responding to the scene.

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