Pedestrian hit, killed by car in Hillsboro
Hillsboo Police are investigating after a pedestrian was killed in an apparent hit-and-run crash Saturday night, Jan. 19.
Marjorie Averill, 38, of Beaverton, was struck by a car while crossing Northeast Cornell Avenue at 17th Avenue at about 7:40 p.m.,Saturday night.
According to HIllsboo Police, Averill and another man were walking west on Northeast Cornell Road and crossed Northeast 17th Avenue when they were struck by a white van. The van had stopped at stop sign and was turning left onto Cornell Road when it struck the two victims.
The van did not stay at the scene, police said. The van sped off, traveling east on Northeast Cornell Road. Authorities recovered the van Sunday morning, Jan. 20, but no arrests have been made.
Averill died at the scene, police said, and, the man suffered non-life threatening injuries.
The Washington County Crash Analysis Reconstruction Team is investigating the crash.
This story will be updated with additional information as it becomes available.
By Geoff Pursinger
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