By Milla Meowmix
CHERRY CITY– Local hero and corn chip enthusiast, Hazmat, was hit and killed by a Hazardous Materials truck Monday while jaywalking.
The accident happened around 10:30 a.m. near SE Ferry St. and NE Liberty St.
Hazmat died at the scene, police said in a news release. The semi-truck driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with investigators.
Hazmat is one half of the Cherry City Costume Crusaders. His partner, The Rev, could not be reached at the time of the accident.
Hazmat is survived by his wife, Nightingale, and their son, Oxidizer 5.1.
The semi-truck driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with investigators.