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Rider Dies 11 Days After Bicycle Crash

July 17, 2024 16:42

A bicyclist died this morning, 11 days after falling off his bike in the Multnomah Neighborhood.

On Saturday, July 6, 2024 at 6:50a.m., emergency medical services were called to Southwest Capitol Highway and Southwest Florida Street for the patient, who was injured falling off his bicycle. The Portland Police Bureau was not called to respond at the time as there was no indication of a crime or traffic crash involving anyone else.

The Portland Police Bureau Traffic Division was notified that the bicyclist died at the hospital this morning. He is identified as Gad Alon, 74, of Portland. His family has been notified of his death.

TIU is investigating. At this point, there is no indication that any drivers were involved. The cause and manner of death will be determined by the medical examiner.

If anyone has information about this incident, please e-mail crimetips@police.portlandoregon.gov attn: Traffic Investigations Unit and reference case number 24-1

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