Pedestrian hit by truck, dies in Happy Valley

Clackamas County

The crash happened at Hwy 212 and SE Evelyn Street

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A pedestrian died after stepping into the road and being hit by a commercial truck on Highway 212 in Happy Valley Thursday morning.

The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office said the man was on the sidewalk “acting strange” before he was hit around 7:40 a.m.

The driver of a 58,000-pound landscaping truck turned right from Hwy 212 onto Southeast 102nd Avenue on a green light.

While the truck was turning, the man walked into the street and was hit by the truck’s back tires.

The pedestrian died at the scene.

KOIN 6 News will have more information when it becomes available.

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