Pedestrian Dies After Hit By Deputy Patrol Car

Wood Village, Or. – A Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office deputy hit a pedestrian on NE Sandy Blvd in Wood Village early today. He was in a marked patrol car when he hit the man, who was taken to the hospital with life threatening injuries. This happened just after 4 a.m. The unidentified man died later this morning.

The sheriff’s office says preliminary information shows the man was not in a crosswalk and was in the roadway when he was hit. Captain Steve Alexander says the deputy “was patrolling in the area here , headed west bound on NE Sandy Blvd. in the 24 thousand block and  struck a pedestrian that came into the roadway. At this point, the  Portland Police Bureau’s Major Traffic Cash Team has come out to conduct the  accident investigation.” He says the deputy is okay, but says “it can be a traumatic thing anytime that  time of thing happens.”

Rosemary Reynolds contributed to this story


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