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Police identify woman hit and killed by MAX train

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A 62-year-old woman hit by a MAX train in northeast Portland died from her injuries at the hospital Thursday.

Police and fire crews rushed to the scene near the Lloyd Center Mall at 7:30 a.m., and around 18 firefighters were involved in removing the woman from underneath the train.

Portland fire crews used a specialized hydraulic lift to try and rescue her. Officers later reported the 62-year-old woman had died from her injuries at the hospital.

She was identified Friday as Yvonne Osredkar of Ridgefield, WA.

Investigators believe the woman stepped into a crosswalk directly in the path of a westbound MAX train pulling into the station at Northeast 7th and Holladay Street.

Police said after reviewing surveillance video, it appears Osredkar did not hear the train coming, possibly due to heavy construction in the area.

Investigators have determined that the MAX operator was not impaired at the time of the crash.

TriMet officials said MAX Blue, Red and Green lines were disrupted by the crash, and commuters were told to expect delays through the rest of the morning commute. Shuttle buses served stations between Northeast 11th Avenue near Lloyd Center and the Chinatown station in Old Town.

Full MAX service was restored around 9:45 a.m.

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