Dozens remember ped killed in SE Portland crosswalk

Multnomah County

Louanna Battams, 82, was hit while walking in an unmarked crosswalk

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — People gathered in Southeast Portland to remember Louanna Battams who was killed earlier this month.

The 82-year-old woman was hit in an unmarked crosswalk near Southeast 71st and Foster on June 13. She died the next day.

The crash happened just hours after a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate renovations to the area to make the stretch of road safer.

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