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Salem resident Mark E. Stadamire died at the scene. No arrests were immediately made.

A road rage incident in Beaverton left one man dead and a very active investigation underway.

The incident happened around 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3, the Washington County Sheriff's Office said, when two men — both armed with handguns — were engaged in road rage. Both men got out of their vehicles on the side of Southwest Beaverton Hillsdale Highway and 103rd Avenue and fired shots, according to the Sheriff's Office.

Mark E. Stadamire of Salem died at the scene. He was 51.

Investigators said the other man remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities. No arrests were immediately made, and officials said there is no ongoing threat.

No police officers or deputies fired their weapons during the altercation Friday, according to the Sheriff's Office.

Members of the Violent Crimes Unit, Washington County Major Crimes Team, the Crash Analysis Reconstruction Team and the Remotely Operated Vehicle Team all responded to the scene to aid in the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Washington County Sheriff's Office.

This incident happened just hours after a similar incident in Hazel Dell, Washington. In that incident, two drivers escalated their road rage into gunfire shortly after 3 p.m.

Editor's note: An earlier version of this story originally appeared on the website of KOIN 6 News, Pamplin Media Group's news partner.


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