Woman hit, killed by pickup truck in Sherwood

SHERWOOD, Ore. – A woman was hit and killed by a pickup truck Monday while she was crossing the street in front of her house, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office.

The crash happened near the 19200 block of Southwest Elwert Road.

The victim, 62-year-old Joan Carol Deyoung-Burklund, had been going to get her mail. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver, 30-year-old Wesley Crockett of Forest Grove, stayed on the scene and cooperated, the sheriff's office said. He has not been charged with a crime.

Investigators said Crockett was not able to see Deyoung-Burklund until the last second. The driver behind Crockett told deputies he was driving at or below the 55 mph speed limit when he hit Deyoung-Burklund.