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Yet another pedestrian, crossing in a darkened area outside a crosswalk, has been hit and killed on Powell Blvd

DAVID F. ASHTON - Members of the Portland Police Major Crash Team begin their investigation into this deadly crash on Powell Boulevard.After dark on Saturday evening, October 30, a pedestrian apparently crossing S.E. Powell Boulevard, and evidently outside of any marked crosswalk, was struck by a sports utility vehicle at 29th Avenue. It was the second similar accident in that area in a month.

Central Precinct officers responded to the incident at 9:49 p.m. that evening, as did emergency medical first-responders.

When they arrived, officers called in the PPB Major Crash Team, after finding a badly injured adult male down in the street. The man was taken to a local hospital, where he died.

"The driver of the involved SUV did remain at the scene," a PPB official told THE BEE. "The crash is still under investigation." The identity of the victim has not yet been made public.

If you have any information about this incident, please reference case number 21-304326, and contact – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., attention Traffic Investigations Unit – or, you can call 503/823-2103.


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