Driver hits 2 in NE Portland; 1 dead, 1 critical


Crash happened around 6 p.m. at NE Fremont and 44th

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — One person is dead and another is critically hurt after being hit by a vehicle in Northeast Portland early Tuesday evening.

The crash happened around 6 p.m. at NE Fremont and 44th. When police arrived one pedestrian was already dead and the other was rushed by ambulance to a nearby hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries.

The driver stayed at the scene and is cooperating with investigators, police said.

KOIN 6 News will have more information as it develops.

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