Hillsboro Police Dept.
Hillsboro Police Investigate Fatal Vehicle Vs. Pedestrian Crash - 03/01/15
On March 1, 2015 at 1:29 AM, officers from the Hillsboro Police Department and deputies from the Washington County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle on SW Tualatin Valley Hwy. near the intersection with SW Cornelius Pass Rd. Officers found a 51 year old male laying in the center turn lane of SW Tualatin Valley Hwy. just east of the intersection.
The male was pronounced deceased at the scene as a result of injures sustained in the crash. The name of the deceased male is not being released at this time pending notification of next of kin.
Officers determined that the male had been struck in the westbound lanes by a westbound black 2008 Chevrolet Impala driven by Beatriz Rivera, age 29 of Issaquah Washington. Ms. Rivera remained at the scene. She was arrested on an unrelated misdemeanor warrant for Probation Violation and booked into the Washington County Jail.
The Washington County Collision Analysis Reconstruction Team responded to assist Hillsboro Police with the investigation. The cause of the crash remains under investigation, and alcohol has not been ruled out as a factor. SW Tualatin Valley Hwy. was reopened to traffic at approximately 7:00 AM.
Based upon witness information, a dark colored vehicle was observed swerving and avoiding a collision with the pedestrian just before he was struck by the Impala. Anyone with information about this vehicle or its driver is asked to call Hillsboro Police at 503-629-0111.
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