UPDATE: Pedestrian in crosswalk during fatal hit-and-run
UPDATE: Portland police have identified the pedestrian who died after being struck by a vehicle on Division Street on Saturday as 58-year-old James A. McCree.
Police say McCree was using a crosswalk when he was allegedly killed by a hit-and-run driver near 130th Avenue around 12:23 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 2.
"This intersection is controlled by a traffic control device, which appeared to be functioning normally at the time of the crash," police say.
Police want the public to keep their eyes open for a dark-colored SUV that is likely to have suspicious front-end damage.
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Police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run that left a pedestrian dead in East Portland.
Officers responded to Southeast Division Street near 130th Avenue around 12:23 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 2, according to a news release.
Police say a motorist fled the scene in a "dark colored" SUV.
The adult man died on the scene from traumatic injuries. The city's Major Crash Team continues to investigate.
Anyone with information is asked to call (503) 823-3333.
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