Pedestrian dies despite first aid from witnesses

The crash is still being investigated

A pedestrian died after being hit by a car near SE Fern Avenue and SE 72nd Avenue in Portland on June 2, 2017. (CCSO)
A pedestrian died after being hit by a car near SE Fern Avenue and SE 72nd Avenue in Portland on June 2, 2017. (CCSO)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A pedestrian died Friday after being hit by a car near the intersection of SE Fern Avenue and SE 72nd Avenue in Portland.

The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office said witnesses gave first aid, but despite their “extraordinary efforts” the pedestrian died at the scene.

The driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with investigators.