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Vancouver teen killed by bus in Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. - An 18-year-old Vancouver woman was struck and killed by a charter bus Sunday afternoon in Portland.

A witness told The Oregonian he saw her step into the crosswalk with the light in her favor when she was hit by the bus turning a corner.

Another witness banged on the side of the bus to make the driver stop.

The victim was identified by the Multnomah County Medical Examiner's Office as 18-year-old Monserrat Hernandez Garcia of Vancouver.

The bus is own by Seattle-based MTR Western. Company CEO Mark Waechter told The Oregonian in an email its thoughts and prayers were with the victim's family and it's cooperating with investigators.


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