PORTLAND, Oregon - Just after midnight, early morning Thursday, February 1, a female pedestrian was hit by a vehicle at Southeast 148th Avenue and Southeast Stark Street.
Police found a woman laying in the roadway with major injuries. A medical team arrived and determined the woman had died of her injuries.
Police believe the woman was in the cross-walk on the east side of Southeast 148th Avenue, crossing northbound and had a walk signal when she was struck by a vehicle. The driver and vehicle that struck the women left the crash location. Officers searched for the vehicle, but officers did not find a suspect or suspect vehicle. This is the second traffic crash related fatality investigated by the Major Crash Team in 2018.
Anyone with information about this crash should contact the Portland Police Bureau Traffic Division at 503-823-2103.