Police reopen I-84 West ramp to I-5 South after death investigation

Police conduct a death investigation on the ramp from I-84 West to I-5 South on Jan. 15, 2019. Photo by Mike Warner

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Police Bureau closed the Interstate 84 West ramp to Interstate 5 South Tuesday morning while officers conduct a death investigation.

The I-84 off-ramp was reopened by about noon.

Police and emergency personnel responded to the area after hearing a report that a driver struck a pedestrian on the ramp at the Burnside Bridge around 9 a.m.

When officers and medical personnel arrived, they found a deceased person.

Police are now investigating the death. The ramp will remain closed during the investigation.

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