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Oregon City Woman Hit, Killed on Highway 213Salem-News.com Staff
Police would like to hear from anyone who traveled in the area prior to 12:46 a.m., and may have information on this case.
(OREGON CITY, Ore. ) - Oregon State Police with the assistance of Clackamas County Sheriff's Office and Oregon City Police Department, are continuing the investigation into early Saturday morning's pedestrian involved fatal crash on Highway 213 near Meyers Road in Oregon City.
At approximately 1:06 a.m., Oregon State Police were notified that the Oregon City Police Department was on scene of a fatal pedestrian involved crash on Highway 213 at Meyers Road. The initial report was made to 9-1-1 at 12:46 a.m.
Preliminary investigation indicates 44-year-old Karen Erie from Oregon City, was lying in the right southbound lane of Highway 213 just south of Meyers Road when she was run over by a southbound 2007 Hyundai passenger car driven by 22-year-old Cassandra Kieling, from Milwaukie.
Erie died at the scene before she was able to be transported to a hospital.
The investigation is continuing to determine Karen Erie's activities prior to being struck. There is no evidence of impairment involving Kieling.
OSP troopers and detectives from the Portland Area Command office are continuing the investigation with the assistance of the Clackamas County CRAFT interagency team, Oregon City Police Department, Clackamas County District Attorney's Office, and Clackamas County Medical Examiner's Office.
Investigators are asking to hear from anyone who traveled in the area prior to 12:46 a.m., and saw anything or has information that may have been connected with this incident.
If you have information regarding this investigation please call OSP Northern Command Center dispatch at (503) 731-3030.
Detective Alex Monarch is the lead investigator.
Source: Oregon State Police
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