Hit-and-run victim dies
A man who suffered serious injuries in a hit-and-run on Nov. 21 in the Parkrose neighborhood died in the hospital.
According to the Portland Police Bureau, the man was 20-year-old Neri Ramirez-Mendoza, who was visiting from Tacoma.
Ramirez-Mendoza was struck in a parking lot off of Northeast 122nd Avenue shortly after 1 a.m.
North Precinct police said they received a report of 15 people fighting with knives, but when they arrived they found Ramirez-Mendoza with life-threatening injuries. He was taken to a local hospital, where he later died.
Officials determined Ramirez-Mendoza was struck by a car. Officials said it does not appear the driver intentionally hit the victim. The car involved has not been found.
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