October 15, 2021 10:50
The pedestrian who was killed after being struck by a car on October 1st is identified as Ryan J. Dickenson, 34. His family has been notified of his death. The vehicle involved is an Infiniti G35 2-door.
The investigation is ongoing. Traffic investigators believe speed was a factor in the crash. No criminal charges or citations have been issued against the driver of the Infiniti, but the case is still open pending further investigation. More analysis of the evidence is being done.
This is the 51st fatal crash of 2021 in Portland and the 56th Major Crash Team callout. Because the MCT was investigating another fatal crash that evening, Central Precinct officers had to hold the scene for more than four hours before crash investigators could respond to begin their work.
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The pedestrian struck in this crash later died at the hospital. Their identity will be released after family has been notified.
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A pedestrian is in the hospital with life threatening injuries after being struck by a car on Southeast Powell Boulevard.
On Friday, October 1, 2021 at 8:35p.m., Central Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of an injury crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian on Southeast Powell Boulevard just east of 29th Avenue. When they arrived they found person with critical injuries. The pedestrian was transported the hospital for treatment of potentially life threatening injuries. The involved driver remained at the scene.
The Portland Police Major Crash Team is responding to investigate. During the investigation, Southeast Powell Boulevard is closed between Southeast 29th Avenue and Southeast 31st Avenue. This is the second Major Crash Team callout this evening.
More information will be released when appropriate. The PIO is not responding to the scene.
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