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A power pole in Northeast Portland was taken out in the early morning June 16 crash.

COURTESY PHOTO: PPB - The vehicle involved in the deadly Thursday morning crash in Northeast Portland.A driver died from his injuries at a local hospital after a crash that took out the bottom half of a power pole in Northeast Portland early Thursday, June 16.

The name of the victim was not immediately released.

COURTESY PHOTO: PPB - The power pole that was taken out in the fatal June 16 crash.Officers responded to a report of a crash just after 6 a.m. on Northeast Columbia Boulevard near the Colwood Golf Center. When they arrived, officer found an SUV that had veered off the road and slammed into a power pole and an unoccupied car.

Police said the male driver was taken to a local hospital where he later died.

The Portland Police Bureau's Major Crash Team responded to conduct the investigation. Columbia Boulevard was closed between Northeast Alderwood Road and 82nd Avenue for several hours.

Police asked anyone with information to email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and reference Case No. 22-160577.

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