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Traffic #ALERT: PPB Investigating Fatal Crash in North Portland-Pedestrian Deceased

April 25, 2019 04:20

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On Thursday, April 25, 2019, at 12:56 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to a call of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle in the 6400 block of Northeast Columbia Boulevard. Medical personnel arrived just prior to responding officers and determined the pedestrian was deceased on scene.

The Portland Police Bureau's Traffic Division's Major Crash Team responded to the scene to assume the investigation.

The involved driver of a taxi cab stayed at the scene and cooperated with investigators. The taxi driver had picked up a fare at the airport and was traveling Westbound when the crash occurred.

The pedestrian, an adult male, was a delivery driver who appeared to have pulled his delivery truck out into the road, then returned to close a gate when he was struck by the tax

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