PPB: Poor visibility led to fatal Brooklyn collision


Driver cooperative during investigation; no charges filed

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The Portland Police Bureau said poor visibility led to the death of a a pedestrian trying to cross SE McLoughlin Boulevard early Saturday.

Officers were dispatched to SE McLoughlin and SE Franklin around 12:45 a.m. on reports of a crash. When they arrived, they discovered a person with fatal injuries stemming from a collision.

“The investigation determined that the car, a 2015 Toyota Corolla, driven by an adult female, was proceeding southbound McLoughlin Boulevard when the pedestrian, an adult male, was likely crossing to the west side of the road when he was struck,” PPB said in a statement Saturday. “The location was not a crosswalk and not well lit. The pedestrian was wearing dark clothing.”

On Monday, PPB identified the victim as 34-year-old Joshua Stanley of Portland.

The driver remained at the scene and cooperated throughout the entire investigation. Because officers found no sign of impairment, no charges have been filed at this time.

McLoughlin Boulevard was temporarily closed both directions between SE Powell and SE Holgate during the investigation.

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