UPDATE: Portland Police Investigating a Fatal Motorcycle Crash on North Greeley Avenue

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March 04, 2013 16:45

  

The motorcycle rider killed on Sunday evening has been identified as 47-year-old Jeffrey Michael Paul.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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This evening, Sunday March 3, 2013, at 7:15 p.m., Portland Police officers assigned to North Precinct responded to the report of a motorcycle crash on North Greeley Avenue, just South of Going Street.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and found the male adult rider and determined he was deceased.

Preliminary information indicates that the motorcycle rider hit a pole and crashed.

North Greeley Avenue is closed in both directions from Going Street to Interstate Avenue.

The Traffic Division's Major Crash Team is at the scene beginning an investigation.

This is the 9th traffic-related fatality of 2013.

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