UPDATE #3: Two Killed in North Greeley Avenue Crash Identified

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May 26, 2019 11:40

  

The PPB Traffic Division has notified next of kin and is releasing the names of the two females killed in Wednesday's crash on North Greeley Avenue. The driver of the white sedan, a 2002 Lexus IS300, was Ana E. Moreno Hernandez, 19. The passenger was the driver's sister, Kaylee D. Moreno Hernandez, 15.

The other vehicle involved was a grey 2008 Honda Pilot.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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North Greeley Avenue is back open to all traffic. The driver of the Gray SUV was released from the scene and was not cited.

The identities of the deceased will not be released until at least family members have been notified.

Anyone who witnessed this crash is asked to call Traffic Investigator Garrett Dow at 503-823-5070.

This is the 30th activation of the Major Crash Team of 2019.

The Portland Police Traffic Division is committed to providing enforcement and raising awareness regarding traffic safety for vehicles, bicyclists and pedestrians. Each year, traffic officers respond to preventable collisions. These collisions can deeply impact those involved, their families and loved ones. Traffic officers' number one priority is to address behaviors of all road users that might lead to a collision, including speed, impairment, distraction and disobeying signals.

The Portland Police Bureau works closely with our partners in government and the community to create safer streets and work toward reducing, and eventually eliminating, traffic fatalities as part of Vision Zero.

To learn more about the City of Portland's Vision Zero effort, please visit: http://www.portlandoregon.gov/transportation/40390

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The investigation is continuing into today's fatal traffic crash.

It appears a white sedan driving south on North Greeley Avenue crossed the center line and crashed into a gray SUV that was driving north. The driver and passenger of the white sedan died as a result of the crash.

The driver of the gray SUV remained at the scene and is cooperating with investigators.

Anyone who witnessed this crash is asked to call Traffic Investigator Garrett Dow at 503-823-5070.

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The Major Crash Team (MCT) is responding to the area of North Going Street and North Greeley Avenue to assist in a traffic crash investigation involving at least two fatalities. Traffic is affected in the area and the intersection will be shutdown for at least four hours.

No additional information is available at this time. An updated news release will be pushed out as investigators learn more.

The PIO is not responding to the scene.

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Portland, OR 97204

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