UPDATE: Pedestrian hit and killed on NE Airport Way
A female pedestrian was hit and killed on Northeast Airport Way at 138th Avenue on Tuesday evening.
The victim was identified as 27-year-old Portland resident Cassidy N. McMillan. The driver remained on the scene and is cooperating with the investigation.
"There have been no citations issued or arrests made as a result of this investigation at this time," according to a police statement.
An autopsy determined McMillan died due to injuries suffered during the crash.
The death was the 31st traffic fatality of the year in Portland. By this time last year, 39 people had been killed in Portland crashes.
According to police, at 8:55 p.m. on Nov. 13, officers assigned to the Portland Police Bureau's North Precinct and Traffic Division and the Port of Portland Police Department responded to the report that a vehicle struck a pedestrian near Northeast Airport Way and Northeast 138th Avenue.
When officers and emergency medical personnel arrived, they located an adult female lying underneath a black Lincoln Navigator. Emergency medical responders determined the woman was deceased.
Based on the initial investigation, officers believe the driver of the Lincoln Navigator traveled east on Northeast Airport Way and struck the pedestrian who was walking on the roadway. Officers do not believe intoxication was a factor in the crash.
Investigators with the Portland Police Bureau Traffic Division's Major Crash Team have responded to assume the fatal traffic crash investigation. Criminalists with the Portland Police Bureau's Forensic Evidence Division also responded to assist with the investigation. Northeast Airport Way was be closed between Northeast 122nd Avenue and Northeast 138th Avenue during this crash investigation.
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