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Mark Knutson, 53, was heading northbound when he hit a stopped vehicle at Johnson Creek Boulevard

Mark Knutson, 53, of Happy Valley died Nov. 4 after he crashed his car into a stopped vehicle at the intersection of 82nd Avenue and Johnson Creek Boulevard, police said.

Oregon State Police investigators said Knutson's Volkswagen Jetta was heading northbound on 82nd at about 8:45 p.m. when it hit a Toyota 4Runner driven by Sova Novak, 39, of Portland, which was stopped at the Johnson Creek traffic light.

Knutson's Jetta then struck 19-year-old Milwaukian Davis Suarez-Orosco's Dodge Dakota. Novak's 4Runner was pushed forward and struck the back of a Mini Cooper operated by Christina Tall, 43, of Portland.

Knutson was transported to Oregon Health & Science University, where he was pronounced deceased. No other serious injuries were reported.

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