A pedestrian was killed early this morning in Hermiston after being struck by a vehicle, according to the Hermiston Police Department.
The accident occurred around 6:30 a.m. at the 400 block of S.W. 11th St. The pedestrian has yet to be identified, according to Hermiston Police Chief Jason Edmiston, but is not a student. The roadway between Orchard Avenue and Highland Avenue is closed. The Oregon State Police are assisting the Hermiston Police Department with the investigation. It is anticipated the road will be closed until approximately 10 a.m.
Edmiston said he hopes to have more details on the accident later today.