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1 killed, 1 arrested in Portland hit-and-run crash

July 9, 2019

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police say one person has been arrested in a hit-and-run crash that killed one person and injured several others in southeast Portland.

The crash happened Monday afternoon. Authorities say a woman was struck and killed at the scene and that a driver fled on foot. A Portland Fire and Rescue spokesman says one person was critically hurt and at least two others also were injured.

After a search of the area, Portland Police announced later Monday that they had made an arrest.

KOIN-TV reports the driver who fled was hiding in a swimming pool about a mile away.

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Information from: KOIN-TV, http://www.koin.com/

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