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News Releases
Hillsboro Police Investigate Possible Child Neglect Case - 10/16/14
The Hillsboro police department is investigating a case of a 6 month old female left in a vehicle.

On 10/16/14 at approx. 5 PM, the Hillsboro Fire Department and the Hillsboro Police Department were called to 2111 NE 25th Avenue in the parking lot of the Intel campus at the report of an unresponsive 6 month old girl in a vehicle. The reporting party was the girl's father. After CPR was administered on scene, the baby was transported to Tuality Hospital where she later died.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the child was left in the father's vehicle for approx. 6 hours prior to the medical call. The cause of death has not yet been determined.

This case remains under investigation by Hillsboro police detectives and no elements of a crime have yet been established and no one has been charged with a crime in this case.

Media will be staged off the Intel property at the Hillsboro Fire Station located at 2850 NE 25th Avenue.

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Hillsboro Police Investigate Train Vs. Automobile Crash - 10/02/14
On 10/2/14 at 12:22 PM Hillsboro police officers were called to a train vs. car crash at the intersection of Tualatin Valley Hwy and River Rd.

The investigation revealed that a 2008 Toyota Corolla 4 dr with 2 occupants was traveling northbound on River rd at the railroad crossing when it stopped for a red light on the railroad tracks. The safety arms from the train and the flashing safety lights were activated as the westbound train approached. The Toyota stayed straddling the tracks as the train struck the vehicle.

The car was pushed along the railroad tracks approximately 50 yards before the train could fully stop.

The 85 year old male driver of the car was transported to OHSU in serious condition. His 82 year old female passenger was life flighted to OHSU and she is in critical condition.

The identities of the victims have not been confirmed and can not be release at this time.
The train engineers were not injured as a result of this crash.

River Rd remains closed at TV Hwy for approx 3 hrs and traffic on eastbound TV Hwy is restricted to one lane while the investigation continues by HPD, The Washington County crash analysis team, and the railroad investigators.

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