Deadly I84 WB Ped Crash

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MULTNOMAH COUNTY, OR (KPTV) - The westbound lanes of Interstate 84 were closed Wednesday morning following a deadly crash involving a pedestrian.

The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office said a pedestrian was walking on the side of the freeway when they were struck by a vehicle.

The pedestrian, who has not been identified, died at the scene.

The involved driver remained at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation, according to the sheriff's office.

The East County Major Crash Team has responded.

All westbound lane of I-84 east of Northeast 181st Avenue were closed while emergency crews are on scene. The lanes were reopened at around 10:30 a.m.

No other information has been released at this time.

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Just curious

Sure sounds suspicious that pedestrian is accidentally killed, What was the driver doing to swerve into the pedestrian? Was it deliberate? Why would he want to injure or kill a pedestrian? I sure hope we here more about this.

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