Counsel at Port of Portland killed in accident

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Port of Portland’s general counsel was killed in a motorcycle accident on Friday while vacationing in Italy with her husband, who survived.

Krista Koehl, 40, joined the Port of Portland in 2004. She first served as assistant general counsel, and was general manager of the Portland Harbor Environmental Program before being named general counsel in December.

Port of Portland Executive Director Bill Wyatt says Koehl was a “shining light” at the port.

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