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Dionicio Olvera, 59, was struck while crossing Tualatin Valley Highway near 334th Avenue.

A Hillsboro man was killed after he was struck by a car while crossing Tualatin Valley Highway near Cornelius on Saturday night.

According to the Washington County Sheriff's Office, Dionicio Olvera, of Hillsboro, was crossing TV Highway outside Cornelius city limits at about 7 p.m., March 9, when he was hit by a white 2006 Honda Accord.

According to the Washington County Sheriff's Office, Olvera, 59, was crossing the highway near Northwest 334th Avenue when he was struck by the vehicle, which was traveling westbound.

The driver of the Honda, a 20-year-old Cornelius man, remained at the scene and is cooperating with investigators. The Honda suffered front-end damage, according to authorities.

A witness reports a possible second vehicle may have also hit the victim, but neither the vehicle nor driver have been identified.

The highway was closed for several hours while the county's Crash Analysis Reconstruction Team investigated.

Deputies said investigators are also looking into the possibility of driver impairment.

Authorities said the place where the crash occured is not a well-lit area. The nearest crosswalk is about a mile away.

"Unfortunately, there are no marked crosswalks," said WCSO deputy Shannon Wilde. "It's just not a good situation for anyone that needs to cross the road here."

This story will be updated with more information as it becomes available.


KOIN 6 News, a news partner of Pamplin Media Group, contributed to this report.

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