Pedestrian struck and killed in late-night Halsey collision

It is a mystery why this young woman was crossing this outer East Portland street, near Glendoveer, at this time of night …

Officers arrive in the Hazelwood neighborhood in outer East Portland, when a woman is killed crossing NE Halsey Street, in the middle of the night.

By David F. Ashton

“A neighbor said the woman was wandering in the street, but where she was going at 3 a.m. is a curious thing to me,” neighbor Beth Stanley told East Portland News the morning after a pedestrian was killed, in the wee hours of July 24, on NE Halsey Street.

At 2:51a.m., Portland Police Bureau (PPB) East Precinct officers were called to NE Halsey Street near 142nd Avenue after the report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle, officials said.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and determined the pedestrian was deceased,” said a PPB spokesperson.

NE Halsey Street is closed to traffic, while police investigate the fatal collision. Courtesy KPTV Fox 12 Oregon

“Preliminary information suggests that the pedestrian, an adult female, was crossing the street when she was hit by a vehicle traveling eastbound on NE Halsey Street,” the spokesperson said. “The driver of the vehicle remained and cooperated with investigators; no arrests have been made at this time.”

On July 26, officials revealed that 22 year-old Jamie Saint-Louis was identified as the woman who died in the incident.

“Traffic Division Officers continue to look into this crash; and would like to hear from anyone who witnessed, or has information relating to, this crash – Officer David Enz can be reached at 503-823-2208,” the official said.

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