Scappoose teen dies in Cornelius Pass crash

A car rolled down an embankment on Cornelius Pass north of Skyline blvd

One person died in a crash along Cornelius Pass Road north of Skyline Boulevard, May 6, 2015. (Multnomah Co. Sheriff's Office)
One person died in a crash along Cornelius Pass Road north of Skyline Boulevard, May 6, 2015. (Multnomah Co. Sheriff's Office)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The driver of a Ford Focus died when her car went down an embankment on Cornelius Pass Road north of Skyline Boulevard sometime before 11 a.m. Wednesday.

A walker noticed smoke coming from the area and flagged down a passing Multnomah County deputy. A Rainier Fire Department Battalion Chief also stopped and they found the woman’s car.

Kerrigan Clark,17, of Scappoose, died at the scene.

Cornelius Pass Rd was closed while crews investigated. The investigation into the cause of the crash continues.

One person died in a crash along Cornelius Pass Road north of Skyline Boulevard, May 6, 2015. (Multnomah Co. Sheriff's Office)
One person died in a crash along Cornelius Pass Road north of Skyline Boulevard, May 6, 2015. (Multnomah Co. Sheriff’s Office)

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