Man in road may have been dead before being hit

The driver of the Volvo remained at the scene

Generic crime scene, file. (MGN)
Generic crime scene, file. (MGN)

GRESHAM, Ore. (KOIN) — A homeless man who was lying facedown on Burnside Road was hit by a car in the early hours of Sunday, but Gresham police said they don’t know if the man was dead prior to being hit.

The 58-year-old man was dead at the scene in the 1500 block of NE Burnside, officials said. A Troutdale woman driving a Volvo hit the man, remained at the scene and is cooperating, authorities said.

No citations were issued, no names were released and the investigation continues.

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