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FATAL CRASH ON INTERSTATE 84 IN MULTNOMAH COUNTY, OREGON

MULTNOMAH COUNTY, OR - On Monday, October 16, 2023, at 10:30 a.m., the Oregon State Police responded to a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 84, near milepost 38, in Multnomah County.

The preliminary investigation indicated a Toyota Prius, operated by Jamal Haji Hassan Kimo (44) of Keizer, was westbound when it began to hydroplane on standing water on the roadway.  The Toyota struck the northern guardrail of the interstate and reentered the westbound lanes of travel.  The Toyota entered the path of a westbound Freightliner (commercial motor vehicle) and trailer, operated by Angelo Cappello (63) of Bangor (ME), and was struck on the drivers' side door.

The operator of the Toyota (Kimo) was declared deceased at the scene.

The operator of the Freightliner (Cappello) was not injured.

The highway was impacted for approximately 30 minutes during the on-scene investigation.

OSP was assisted by Multnomah County Sheriff's Office and ODOT.

 

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