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Woman, 71, dies after being hit by car in SE Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. - A woman hit by a car in Southeast Portland has died, police said Wednesday morning.

71-year-old Ksenia Aleksandrova died at a Portland hospital. Pavel Krivolenkov, 70, who was with Aleksandrova and was also hit, remains in serious condition according to police.

Police said the pair were hit while using a crosswalk near SE 108th and Washington Street, but heavy rain was falling at the time and the driver, 41-year-old Kimberly Dennis, stayed at the scene. She was not impaired or speeding and no citations have been issued, police said.

Aleksandrova was one of five people hit by cars over the last two days in and around the Portland area.

Portland police investigated another accident that took place at about 7 p.m. Tuesday.

They said a 16-year-old boy was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries after he was hit on Southeast 82nd Avenue near Raymond Court. Police said the teen was running across 82nd Avenue with another person who fled the scene.

Police said the driver cooperated and also gave the teen medical help at the scene. The teen remains in critical condition, police said Wednesday morning. No citations were issued.

In Washington County on Tuesday, sheriff's deputies conducted an investigation after a 14-year-old boy was hit by a car at Farmington Road and 189th in Aloha at about 6 p.m.

The teen was first taken to Providence St. Vincent and then was transferred to Oregon Health & Science University in Portland. His condition is unknown.

According to sheriff's spokesman Bob Ray, the boy was crossing a street with a friend when he was hit. He said the two were not in an intersection or at a traffic light.

The driver did not see the two in the dark, Ray said. The driver stayed at the scene and cooperated and was not charged with any crime.

Wednesday morning, another pedestrian was hit in Portland at the intersection of Southeast Cesar Chavez and Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard. Police are investigating and said the pedestrian had minor injuries. The driver stayed at the scene.

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