UPDATE: Crash Investigation On-Going, Road Re-Opened, Investigators Seeking Information

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October 17, 2019 10:52

  

The investigation into the crash this morning at North Going Street, just West of Interstate Avenue, is on-going. Major Crash Team investigators have determined a motorcycle collided with a semi-truck pulling a full sized trailer. The motorcycle operator was pronounced deceased at the scene. The semi-truck and trailer continued Westbound after the collision.

It is possible the operator of the semi-truck is unaware of the collision and investigators are asking for anyone who believes they could be involved or if anyone has information about this crash to reach out.

North Going Street was closed from Interstate Avenue to Greeley Avenue for several hours, but has since been re-opened.

Anyone with information about this crash is encouraged to contact Traffic Investigator Chris Johnson at (503) 823-2213 or at chris.johnson@portlandoregon.gov

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On Thursday, October 17, 2019, at 5:08 a.m., North Precinct Officers responded to a crash involving a motorcycle and a semi-truck on North Going Street, West of Interstate Avenue.

All lanes of travel on North Going Street are closed just West of North Interstate Avenue to Greeley Avenue and traffic is being diverted. The closure is expected to remain in effect for several hours.

The Portland Police Bureau's Traffic Division's Major Crash Team is responding to take over the investigation.

If anyone has information about this crash, call non-emergency dispatch at (503) 823-3333.

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