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Police: Pedestrian trying to cross Interstate 5 struck, killed

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

Police said a pedestrian attempting to cross Interstate 5 was struck and killed just south of downtown Portland. 

The incident occurred at 5:49 p.m. Sunday on southbound I-5 near Southwest Hood Avenue, according to Portland Police. Witnesses performed CPR on the victim, a man in his 50s, before medical personnel arrived but efforts to save his life were not successful. 

Police said the driver involved in the crash stopped and remained at the scene.

The southbound lanes were closed for hours due to the crash. All lanes were reopened to traffic just before 9:30 p.m.

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