UPDATE #2: Bicyclist Killed in Crash on North Portland Road Identified

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September 20, 2023 18:16


The bicyclist killed in the Tuesday morning crash in North Portland is identified as Jason M. Ruhmshottel, 43, of Portland. His family has been notified of his death.

The preliminary investigation reveals the collision involved a 2012 Mazda CX-7 and a bicycle. It took place on North Portland Road about a half mile south of North Marine Drive. As of now, no arrests have been made or citations have been issued. The investigation is continuing by the Portland Police Traffic Investigations Unit.

If anyone has information about this crash, and has not already spoken to police, please e-mail crimetips@police.portlandoregon.gov attn: TIU and reference case number 23-246591.


***Original Messages Below***

The Major Crash Team has concluded their on-scene investigation into this deadly crash, and North Portland Road has been reopened.

The identity of the cyclist will be released after family is notified of their death.


***Original Message Below***

A cyclist has been hit and killed on North Portland Road.

On Tuesday, September 19, 2023, at approximately 5:57 a.m., officers responded to reports of a crash on North Portland Road involving a cyclist and vehicle. When officers arrived, they found the cyclist and determined the individual was deceased. The cyclist appeared to be an adult male.

The driver of the involved vehicle, also an adult male, remained at the scene and is cooperating with investigators.

The Portland Police Bureau’s Major Crash Team responded to investigate the crash. North Portland Road is closed between North Marine Drive and North Columbia Boulevard.

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



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