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Jerrie Ann Horning, 49, killed in pedestrian collision with hit-and-run driver on West Powell Boulevard in Gresham, Oregon

Modified Date: 
Tue, 06/09/2015 - 12:07pm
Accident Date: 
Saturday, April 25, 2015

Pedestrian dies after hit by car in Gresham, driver flees

Anyone who has information that may help investigators was urged to call the Gresham Police Department tip line at 503- 618-2719.
A pedestrian was hit by a car and killed in Gresham Saturday evening, and police are looking for the hit-and-run driver. Jerrie Ann Horning, 49, of Gresham, was crossing West Powell Boulevard near Southwest Junction Place, just before 9 p.m., when she was killed. The vehicle that hit her was described as a white Mercedes Benz. Shortly after, a citizen who had been monitoring a police radio spotted the Mercedes and called 911. Police were able to locate the vehicle but the driver was not apprehended. The Mercedes has been seized as evidence. What victims of a pedestrian accident need to know: When someone has been hurt in a pedestrian accident, the injuries are usually serious and sometimes fatal. It is critically important for a victim of a pedestrian accident to get accurate information about their rights and options. And after a fatal pedestrian accident, family members need to learn what steps to take immediately to support a claim and obtain full compensation for their losses. Since the laws related to pedestrian accidents are complicated and these types of claims can be challenging, it is crucial to talk with an experienced injury attorney. Learn more about pedestrian accidents here.  
Hit and Run
People Involved: 
Jerrie Ann Horning

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