Man hit, killed by semi-truck on I-5


The pedestrian died at the scene

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A Portland police vehicle. (KOIN)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A pedestrian died after being hit by a semi-truck on Interstate 5 at the Fremont Bridge Thursday evening.

Portland Police said the man died at the scene around 7 p.m. He was wearing dark clothing and was attempting to cross the freeway.

The driver of the semi-truck involved stayed and cooperated with the investigation.

His identity has still not been released.

Southbound lanes of I-5 at the Fremont Bridge were closed well into Thursday night.

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