Woman fatally struck on I-5, driver flees

Madison V. Ries, 25, found near NE Skidmore Street overpass

A woman was found laying in lanes of the I-5 near the NE Skidmore Street overpass, November 8 2017. (KOIN)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A woman was struck and killed by a car on the I-5 early Wednesday morning.

Portland Police said Madison V. Ries was found laying in the southbound lanes near the NE Skidmore Street overpass with fatal injuries. A 911 caller reported the crash but said the driver of the car that hit her was no longer on scene.

Ms. Ries was 25.

Investigators now believe a white or gray pick-up was involved but may have no damage other than minor front-end or undercarriage damage.

This is the 45th fatal crash in the city of Portland in 2017.