Northwest

Multnomah deputy putting out flares hit

Portland, OR - Police say a Multnomah County deputy was struck by a vehicle while he was putting out flares to help a stranded driver on the Fremont Bridge onramp to southbound Interstate 5 in Portland.

Injuries from the Sunday accident are described as non-life-threatening.

Police say the driver cooperated with investigators and did not appear to be under the influence of alcohol.


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