The Portland Police Bureau are investigating a collision that claimed the life of a woman last night as she tried to walk across SE 39th near Powell Blvd at around 6:20 p.m. last night. The woman was struck by someone operating a motor vehicle.
Not many other details have been released yet, but according to witnesses on the scene, the woman was not in a crosswalk or at an intersection when she was hit.
The PPB reports that the motor vehicle operator remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. Initial reports are that the driver was not impaired. Identity of the deceased woman has not yet been made available.
The PPB have identified the woman as 93-year-old Mary Waseko Kasubuschi. Ms. Kasubuschi was a resident of Portland. They have also announced that the motor vehicle operator will not be cited at this time.
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