Man, 81, dies at hospital after being hit by SUV in Hillsboro - KPTV - FOX 12

Man, 81, dies at hospital after being hit by SUV in Hillsboro

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An 81-year-old man died after being hit by an SUV in Hillsboro on Wednesday afternoon. 

Emergency crews responded to Southeast 9th and Baseline Street at 1:15 p.m.

When they arrived, they found a man in the roadway being tended to by bystanders.

Emergency responders began treating the man, and had him taken by helicopter to a trauma center for further treatment. Police said he later died from his injuries. 

The driver of the vehicle, a Ford Escape SUV, was headed westbound on Baseline at the time of the incident. Police said she has fully cooperated with investigators and no citations have been issued at this time. 

Police said the driver was not impaired and only traveling at approximately 20 mph, also noting that the pedestrian was not in the crosswalk at the time he was hit.

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