Portland Police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run on the 1400 block of Southeast Holgate Boulevard.
Tommy Zane Gann, 56, was struck by a van this morning and died at a Portland hospital. Police are seeking the public's help in located the suspect vehicle, described as a white box van with roof racks. The van should have significant front-end damage including broken glass.
Officers from Central Precinct responded at 5:38 a.m. today (Thursday, Feb. 14) to the report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle. As officers were en route, officers learned that the suspect vehicle fled the scene and was last seen traveling westbound on Holgate.
Officers located the male victim who was suffering from traumatic injuries. The victim has been transported to aPortlandhospital. The pedestrian – whose identity is not yet being released – died.
The suspect vehicle is described as a white box van with roof racks.Southeast Holgate Boulevard has been closed to all traffic this morning from Southeast Milwaukie to 17th Avenue.
This is the sixth traffic fatality in Portland in 2013 and the third involving a pedestrian.
Anyone with information about this hit and run is asked to contact the Portland Police Bureau Non-Emergency Line at (503) 823-3333.