SCAPPOOSE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State Police say a Vancouver man was standing or walking on Highway 30 near Scappoose late Tuesday night when he was struck from behind by an SUV and killed.
He’s identified as 25-year-old James C. Whitehorse. Police say is alcohol use is a possible factor in the accident.
Whitehorse was in an unlit area when he was hit. The 18-year-old driver remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators.
The highway reopened about 3 a.m. Wednesday.