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One pedestrian killed, another injured after being hit by driver on Highway 26

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

Police say two pedestrians were hit by a driver on Highway 26 Monday evening, leaving one man dead and another injured.  

The incident occurred on the highway east of the tunnel at about 10:25 p.m.

Officers and medical personnel arrived at the scene and found one man with injuries that did not appear to be life-threatening. He was taken to a Portland hospital to be treated. A second man was found dead on the highway. 

Police say the driver did not remain at the scene and there is no information regarding the type of vehicle involved in the crash.

Westbound Highway 26 has been closed between downtown Portland and the tunnel while police conduct their investigation. Access to the highway remains open from Southwest Jefferson Street. 

The closure is expected to last for several hours. 

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