Man hit and killed by car on Thanksgiving identified - KPTV - FOX 12

Man hit and killed by car on Thanksgiving identified

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Oregon State Police have identified the man hit and killed by a car on Southeast 82nd Avenue Thanksgiving night.

Investigators said Margarito Diaz Gutierrez, 29, of Portland, was trying to cross the street between Boyer Road and Causey Avenue just before 6:30 p.m. when he was hit by a pickup.

Gutierrez died after arriving at the hospital.

Troopers said Gutierrez failed to use a crosswalk in heavy traffic in the dark while wearing dark clothing. Investigators said alcohol use by Gutierrez is also a possible factor.

Police said the driver, Keith Erdmann, 68, is cooperating with the investigation and has not been cited.

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