May 01, 2021 19:51
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The passenger killed in Thursday?s fatal crash near Portland International Airport is identified as Jamie R. Pallviny-Brown, 43. Her family has been notified of her death.
The investigation reveals that she was in the passenger seat of a 1995 Ford Mustang convertible (photo) when it crashed into a Freightliner tractor with a box trailer. Evidence at the scene indicates the Mustang was traveling west on Northeast Cornfoot Road at a high rate of speed and collided with the broadside of the trailer, in front of the rear wheels, as it was pulling out of a driveway. The Mustang went under the trailer and came out the other side.
The passenger of the Mustang was pronounced dead at the scene and the driver of the Mustang, a 56-year old male, was transported to an area hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the semi, a 40-year-old male, was not hurt. He remained at the scene and showed no signs of impairment. No charges have been filed, but the investigation is continuing. If anyone has information about this crash, please contact Traffic Investigator Officer Chris Johnson at Chris.Johnson@portlandoregon.gov or call 503-823-2213.
This is the 24th traffic related fatality for 2021 in the City of Portland, which is an 85% increase over this time last year.
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A fatal crash has closed a road adjacent to Portland International Airport and the Portland Police Major Crash Team (MCT) is enroute to assist.
On Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 5:51p.m., Port of Portland Police and North Precinct officers responded to a report of a crash in the 5100 block of Northeast Cornfoot Road. When they arrived they located a serious injury crash. Medical crews arrived and determined that one vehicle occupant was deceased.
The MCT is assisting with the investigation. The incident is within Port of Portland Police jurisdiction.
During the investigation, Northeast Cornfoot Road is closed between Northeast 47th Avenue and Northeast Alderwood Road.
The PIO is not responding to the scene. More information will be released when appropriate.
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