Sandy woman killed in Sept. 7 crash between pedestrian, commercial truck
Sandy woman Lynn Proctor has died as a result of a pedestrian-versus-vehicle crash at East Sylvan Drive on Highway 26 on Wednesday, Sept. 7. Around 7:10 a.m. Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to reports of a crash involving a pedestrian and a commercial truck.
The investigation concluded that a Peterbilt commercial truck, operated by Cody Hopper, 34, of Terrebonne, was driving westbound on Highway 26 and slowed approaching the East Sylvan Drive intersection. The scene of the crash was about 8 miles east of Sandy.
Lynn Proctor, 75, of Sandy, was reportedly on the westbound shoulder watching eastbound traffic and proceeded to cross the highway into the path of the Peterbilt. Reports said Hopper attempted to avoid Proctor but she was struck by one of the two trailers being towed.
Proctor's injuries proved fatal and she was pronounced dead. Hopper was uninjured.
Traffic on Highway 26 was affected for approximately four hours.
Clackamas County Sheriff's Department, AMR and Hoodland Fire Department assisted OSP responding to this incident.
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