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Fatal pedestrian crash investigated in Forest Grove

Fatal pedestrian crash investigated in Forest Grove

A driver that had just left Tuality Hospital in Forest Grove hit two men walking in the 3100 block of 18th Avenue. The crash happened in front of Joseph Gale School.

Upon arrival, officers found two victims with hospital staff members and a citizen doing CPR on one victim. Lifeflight was activated for the most seriously injured victim, but was canceled after the man died. The second victim was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries by private vehicle.

Initial investigation reveals that the two subjects were hit by a sport utility vehicle traveling eastbound on 18th Avenue. The driver remained on scene and is cooperating with authorities.

Investigators with Forest Grove Police along with members of the Washington County Crash Analysis Reconstruction Team are investigating.

Names are not being released at this time as authorities are attempting to locate the next of kin of the deceased, a man in his 40's. No students from the school were involved in this crash.

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