PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - A man attempting to cross Interstate 5 died Thursday evening after being struck by a semi-truck.
Officers responded to a crash involving a pedestrian and semi-truck on southbound I-5 at the Fremont Bridge at around 6:48 p.m.
Police said preliminary investigation suggests that the pedestrian, identified as a man, was attempting to cross the interstate when he was struck in a lane of travel.
Police said the pedestrian died at the scene.
The involved driver of the semi-truck remained at the scene and is cooperating with investigators.
All lanes of southbound I-5 were closed at the Fremont Bridge and reopened late Thursday night.
Investigators were on scene for several hours gathering evidence.
On Wednesday, police identified the man killed as 41-year-old Eric M. Tomlinson of Wisconsin.
Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact Traffic Investigator Officer Phil Maynard at 503-823-2216 or at email@example.com.
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