Pedestrian killed on Northeast Third Avenue in Camas

Woman was pushing a stroller at the time of the collision

A woman pushing a stroller was killed Tuesday night after being hit by a car as she was crossing Northeast Third Avenue at Weir Street in Camas.

According to the Camas Police Department, at 4:57 p.m. a vehicle was traveling eastbound on Northeast Third Avenue when it collided with the female pedestrian.

When emergency crews arrived, they found a woman laying in the roadway being tended to by several bystanders. She was pronounced dead at the scene by Camas-Washougal Fire Department personnel.

The woman was pushing a stroller with a child inside at the time of the collision. The child appeared to be uninjured, but was transported to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver for an evaluation.

The adult male driver of the vehicle involved in the collision was not injured. He remained on scene and is cooperating with investigators.

The names of the victims are being withheld pending family notifications.

The investigation is being conducted by Camas police with assistance from the Clark County Traffic Homicide Unit.

Northeast Third Avenue, which remains closed tonight due to the investigation, is a four-lane road with a center turn lane. The intersection at Weir Street, near a McDonald’s restaurant, does not have traffic signals or a marked pedestrian crossing. There are traffic lights located nearby, east and west of the site of the collision.

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