Fatal accident in Hillsboro

Yesterday at 7:29pm, the Hillsboro Police Department responded to a vehicle/pedestrian accident at Cornell and Elam Young West.

Phillip Michael Johnson (02/23/88) Hillsboro resident, was crossing Cornell (north bound) at the Elam Young West intersection when he was struck by a vehicle.

Mr. Johnson was transported to Emanuel Hospital, and passed away while in surgery.

The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation. Alcohol or other intoxicants are not factors in this incident.

This case is still under investigation. Any person/s witnessing this incident should contact the Hillsboro Police Department – 503-681-6175