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OSP identifies Umatilla man as pedestrian struck by car

Published on October 12, 2017 6:07PM

Last changed on October 12, 2017 7:42PM


HERMISTON — Oregon State Police Sgt. Seth Cooney identified the man a car struck Wednesday afternoon north of Hermiston.

Victor De Diego Delmaral, 71, of Umatilla, tried to cross Highway 395 near Bensel Road when he stepped in front of a northbound Toyota sedan. The driver, Ralph Lortie of Stanfield, said he was almost stopped when the collision occurred.

Cooney said a nearby commercial truck with a video cam caught clear footage of the incident. Delmaral was crossing illegally, but Cooney said state police don’t plan on giving him a citation.

A helicopter ambulance flew Delmaral to Kadlec Regional Medical Center, Richland, Washington. Cooney also said he did not know Delmaral’s medical condition but confirmed he was alive.



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