Pedestrian dies after being struck by 3 cars on Hwy 99E

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FILE: An Oregon State Police patrol car, November 5, 2020 (Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A man was killed after being struck by three cars Saturday around 6 p.m. while crossing Highway 99 East in Marion County, Oregon State Police said.

Salomon Orobio, 68, from Hubbard was initially struck by a southbound Ford Explorer driven by Jose Escobara. Police said Orobio was then hit by two other cars headed south, including a Chevrolet van driven by Felimon Zuniga and a Subaru wagon driven by Jack Tucker.

Orobio died from his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The highway was closed for nearly four hours.

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