2014-05-28 05:52:00 by Metro Networks, Inc.
(Beaverton, WA) -- Officials say a man who was struck and killed by a car after he ran into the middle of Oregon 217 near Beaverton has been identified as a Portland resident. Police say 35-year-old Joseph Ryan Donais [[ doh-NAY ]] deliberately went into the north- and southbound lanes of the highway near the U.S. 26 interchange around 10:30 p.m. Friday. Authorities say Donais had talked about committing suicide prior to the crash. Police say the vehicle that hit Donais was struck from behind by another car and one person was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.