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Police arrest both hit-and-run drivers in the Monday and Tuesday crashes in different parts of town.

PMG FILE PHOTO - Portland police crash and crime scene tape.Two pedestrians were killed in hit-and-run crashes within 24 hours in Portland on Monday and Tuesday.

The names of the victims were not immediately released. Two suspects have been arrested.

According to the Portland Police Bureau, the most recent investigation began at 1:33 p.m. on June 7 when East Precinct officers responded to the report of a crash near the intersection of Northeast 100th Avenue and Northeast Glisan Street. When officers arrived, they found a pedestrian had been struck and was deceased. Witnesses reported seeing the suspect vehicle, a truck pulling a flatbed trailer, leave the scene driving North on 100th Avenue.

The truck was located in North Precinct and the driver was arrested. Kenlly Leyvachi, 41, was charged with manslaughter in the first degree, reckless driving, and failure to perform the duties of a driver.

Late Monday, a pedestrians was killed after being struck on Southeast 82nd Avenue near Center Street. Police arrested Frederick Deatric Moore, 40, of Portland on charges of second-degree murder and hit-and-run in the crash.

Anyone with information about either of the incidents who has not already spoken to police is asked to contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

According to the police, Tuesday's crash is the 30th traffic fatality of the year in Portland. Half of the deaths have been pedestrians.

Police ask anyone with information about the crash to contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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