WASHINGTON COUNTY, OR (KPTV) – A man is dead after he was hit by a car near Cornelius.
The Washington County Sheriff's Office says the crash happened on Southwest Tualatin Valley Highway near Northwest 334th Avenue around 7 p.m. Saturday.
Deputies say the 59-year-old man, identified as Dionicio Olvera of Hillsboro, appeared to be trying to cross the highway when he was struck by a 20-year-old driver.
They say the area the man was crossing in an area that isn't well lit, and the speed limit is 55 mph.
Deputies say the driver stayed at the scene, and they are investigating if the driver was impaired behind the wheel.
The sheriff’s office says a witness reports a possible second vehicle may have also hit Olvera, but that vehicle or driver have yet to be identified.
TV Highway was closed for several hours while officers investigated the crash.
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