UPDATE: Pedestrian Identified from Fatal Crash on NE Portland Hwy

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October 15, 2021 17:04

  

The pedestrian killed in the October 1st crash on Northeast Portland Highway is identified as David Randy Lee, 65, of Portland. His family has been notified of his death.

Investigators believe that Lee was struck by at least four separate vehicles. The drivers of two vehicles remained at the scene. PPB is looking to speak with others who were either involved or witnessed Lee being struck. No arrests or citations have been issued, but the investigation is still ongoing.

If anyone has information about this case, they're asked to e-mail crimetips@portlandoregon.gov attention Traffic Investigations Unit and reference case number 21-274270.

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A fatal pedestrian-involved crash has closed Northeast Portland Highway in the Cully Neighborhood.

On Friday, October 1, 2021 at 7:45p.m., North Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of an injury crash in the 5300 block of Northeast Portland Highway. When they arrived they found person down in the street who was deceased. An involved driver remained at the scene.

The Portland Police Major Crash Team is responding to investigate. During the investigation, Northeast Portland Highway is closed between Northeast 42nd Avenue and Northeast 60th Avenue.

More information will be released when appropriate. The PIO is not responding to the scene.

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