Driver dies in head-on crash outside Hillsboro

Deadly crash on SW River Road south of the Farmington intersection - Photo from the Washington County Sheriff's Office

HILLSBORO, Ore. – Police say a Hillsboro woman was trying to pass another car when she crashed head-on into an SUV Tuesday afternoon.

The crash happened just after 3 p.m. on SW River Road south of the Farmington Road intersection, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue said.

Police say Kimberly Clowdus was driving a Toyota Tercel northbound on SW River Road, when she tried to pass another car. She then crashed head-on into a Chevrolet Suburban traveling southbound.

Clowdus was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Chevrolet was hospitalized with minor injuries.


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