A small memorial has been created where 17-year-old Austin Hrynko was hit and killed on Saturday. (Photos: J. Maus/BikePortland)
In less than 24 hours between Friday and Saturday three people were hit while using Portland streets without a car. Two of them died and another person is hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. In both fatalities, Police made an arrest for drunk and reckless driving.
This is a wake-up call for Portland, a city that has embraced “Vision Zero” and made a very public commitment to get serious about street safety. [Read more…]