November 22, 2019 17:27
The victim in this case has been identified as 54-year-old Stephanie Diane Marcott. The family has been notified.
Investigators are still looking for the white pickup truck. No arrests have been made in connection with this case. Anyone with information about this case encouraged to contact Officer David Enz at 503-823-2208.
PPB Traffic Division's Major Crash Team has finished its on-scene investigation and streets around Northwest 9th Avenue and Northwest Glisan Street have reopened.
Traffic Investigators now believe suspect vehicle that left the scene was a white pickup truck, and the woman found in the roadway was in the truck before the crash. Preliminary information is that she was in the passenger seat and, for an unknown reason, fell out of passenger side door and was run over by the truck. The truck was last seen northbound on Northwest 9th Avenue.
Investigators are working to identify the victim. She is a white female likely in her 40's.
If anyone witnessed the incident, or has any information about the white truck and its driver, and has not already spoken to police, they're asked to reach out to the investigating officer. Additionally, if anyone has access to surveillance video that might have captured the white truck, please share it with police. The primary investigator is Officer David Enz 503-823-2208 David.Enz@portlandoregon.gov .
This is the 56th Major Crash Team activation and the 48th traffic fatality in the City of Portland this year.
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 Traffic Division's Major Crash Team is responding to a fatal hit and run crash in the Pearl District Neighborhood.
On Monday, November 11, 2019 at 2:22 a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to a call of a woman down in the street at Northwest 9th Avenue and Northwest Glisan Street. When they arrived, they discovered that she was deceased and that a vehicle was involved. The vehicle left the scene. There is no suspect description being released at this time.
Officers have closed the area for the investigation. Northwest Glisan Street is closed between Northwest Park Avenue and Northwest 11th Avenue. Northwest 9th Avenue is closed between Northwest Flanders Street and Northwest Hoyt Street.
If any witnesses to this crash have not yet spoken to officers, they're asked to call non-emergency dispatch at 503 823 3333.
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