He survived the Holocaust, only to be struck and killed by a car in Oregon

HILLSBORO , Or. — A Holocaust survivor who was trying to make sure the world never forgot what happened fell short of finishing his life’s work.

Alter Wiener, a 92-year-old from outside Portland, Oregon, was struck and killed by a car on Tuesday evening, Hillsboro Police said.

Wiener had been walking just before 5 p.m. when a driver hit him, Hillsboro Police Sergeant Eric Bunday said Wednesday. He was walking outside the crosswalk and wearing dark clothing on the rainy night and the...


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