Victim in fatal April 29 crash identified
Police have identified the victim in a fatal crash near Portland International Airport on Thursday, April 29.
She is Jamie R. Pallviny-Brown, 43, who was the passenger in a car that crashed into a Freightliner tractor with a box trailer.
The driver of the car, a 56-year-old male, is hospitalized with serious injuries.
The 40-year-old driver of the semi-truck was not hurt. He remained at the scene and showed no signs of impairment.
According to police, at 5:51 p.m. April 29, Port of Portland police and North Precinct officers responded to a report of a crash in the 5100 block of Northeast Cornfoot Road. When the officers arrived, they located a serious injury crash. Medical crews arrived and determined that one vehicle occupant was dead.
The investigation reveals that a Ford Mustang was traveling west on Northeast Cornfoot Road at a high rate of speed and collided with the broadside of the trailer, in front of the rear wheels, as it was pulling out of a driveway. The Mustang went under the trailer and came out the other side.
This is the 24th traffic related fatality for 2021 in the city of Portland, which is an 85% increase over this time last year.
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