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Monday, February 22, 2010

Traffic Accident Kills Portland Police Officer

Posted by Sarah Mirk on Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 4:00 PM

Criminalist Adam Cushman
  • Criminalist Adam Cushman
Traffic accidents claim the lives of 37,261 Americans a year. Today in Vancouver, a crash took the life of a Portland Police officer. Just another sobering reminder about the everyday dangers on our roads:

In February 21, 2010, at approximately 6:30 p.m., Portland Police Bureau Criminalist Adam Cushman was killed when the vehicle he was driving hit a truck in the 7300 Block of Northeast 182nd Avenue in Vancouver, Washington. Criminalist Cushman was hired by the Portland Police Bureau in July, 2000 and was promoted to the rank of Criminalist in March, 2006. He is survived by his wife, and two children, ages 10 and 13. Funeral arrangements have not been finalized yet.

Best wishes to his family.

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