Police ID Wisconsin man killed on Interstate 5 in Oregon last week
PORTLAND, Ore. — Police in Portland, Oregon, have identified a 41-year-old man as the pedestrian who was struck and killed last week while attempting to walk across Interstate 5.
The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Eric M. Tomlinson was killed Thursday about 6:48 p.m. on I-5 southbound, police said.
Officers say Tomlinson had a Wisconsin driver’s license. According to public records, in January he provided a Northwest Portland homeless shelter as his address.
Tomlinson was reportedly trying to cross the freeway near the Fremont Bridge when he was hit by a semi-truck.
The truck driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with police investigators.
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