Pedestrian struck, killed in Vancouver collision


The victim died at the scene

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Police say a 49-year-old pedestrian was killed in a collision in Northeast Vancouver early Friday morning.

The crash occurred around 6 a.m. on Northeast 78th Street near the 7800 block. It is not yet clear what lead up to the collision but driver impairment does not appear to be a factor, according to police.

The victim died at the scene. The driver, a 32-year-old Vancouver resident, was sent to a hospital with minor injuries. Officials said impairment does not seem to be a factor.

NE 78th Street was closed to traffic while authorities investigated the scene.

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