December 06, 2021 14:34
Update: The individual killed in this crash has been identified as 27-year-old Terrence Tombe. Mr. Tombe's family has been notified.
The driver of the vehicle, 20-year-old April Leigh Johnson, was charged with Criminally Negligent Homicide, Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants and Reckless Driving and booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center.
There have been a total of 63 traffic deaths this year. Of those deaths, 27 have been pedestrians. There has not been this many traffic deaths in Portland since 1990 (when there were 63 traffic deaths in a single year).
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A man is dead after a vehicle struck his tent alongside I-205.
On Sunday, December 5, 2021 at 3:22a.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of a crash on northbound Interstate-205 at the Southeast Powell Boulevard offramp. When they arrived they located a crashed Honda sedan that appeared to have left the roadway and struck the occupied tent.
The occupant of the tent, an adult male, was deceased. The driver of the vehicle, an adult female, was transported by ambulance to the hospital with serious injuries.
The Portland Police Major Crash Team is responding to investigate. During the investigation, the ramp from northbound I-205 to Southeast Powell Boulevard is closed. If anyone has information about this incident, please reference case number 21-339498 and contact firstname.lastname@example.org attention Traffic Investigations Unit or call 503 823-2103.
The PIO is not responding to the scene. More information will be released when appropriate.
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