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(Rainier, OR)  --  Police say a man who shot a Rainier police officer and later took his own life was a Washington resident.  Authorities say 30-year-old Christopher Elliott of Waitsburg, Washington shot the officer Monday during a traffic stop on Highway 30.  Officials say Elliott later shot himself in the head as police searched for him.  Officer Russ George suffered a wound to the hand and was struck in the chest by the bullet, but he was wearing a ballistic vest at the time.

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  • Click on the link for the latest conditions on the mountain passes.

 

  • I-84,Troutdale MP 17 - 62, in the Coumbia Gorge remains closed. The highway is closed EB at Exit 17 in Troutdale. Trucks use US-26 to OR-35 as an alternate route.

 

  • Construction at 27th Street . Northbound Lane Closed from Ferguson to Bear Creek.  Detour in place.

 

  • 27th and Bear Creek Rd intersection varying traffic control changes

 

  • O.B. Riley Road South-bound lane closed south of Mervin Samples Rd (12/17)