Ten people have been killed in the last three weeks on city streets. At press time, the most recent fatality was a woman hurt in a July 14 hit-and-run crash in Southeast Portland who passed away Monday.
In late June, the number of people killed in crashes was down by almost half from last year. But as of July 13, the difference had been eliminated — 25 people have died on Portland streets so far this year, the same as this point in 2016.
“This is deeply saddening,” Portland Bureau of Transportation spokesman Dylan Rivera said even before the most recent fatality.
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