UPDATE: Pedestrian Killed in Downtown Portland Hit and Run Crash Identified (Photo)

October 24, 2023 12:45

  

The pedestrian killed in a hit and run crash in Downtown Portland over the weekend has been identified as Brandon Coleman. His family has been notified and they provided the attached photo.

If anyone has information about this crash and has not yet spoken to police, please e-mail crimetips@police.portlandoregon.gov attn: Traffic Investigations Unit and reference case number 23-275661.

Photo Description: Portrait of victim

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***Original Message Below***

A pedestrian has died in a Downtown Portland hit and run crash.

On Saturday, October 21, 2023 at 4:30a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to a crash at Southwest Naito Parkway and Southwest Morrison Street. When officers and EMS arrived, they found a person, believed to be an adult male, laying on Southwest Naito Parkway at the ramp connected to the Morrison Bridge. He was confirmed deceased at the scene. The involved driver left the scene of the crash and was not immediately located. No description of the involved driver or suspect vehicle is being released at this time.

The Portland Police Traffic Division Major Crash Team is responding to the scene to investigate. During the investigation, Southwest Naito Parkway is closed to all traffic both directions at Southwest Morrison Street.

If anyone has information about this crash and has not yet spoken to police, please e-mail crimetips@police.portlandoregon.gov attn: Traffic Investigations Unit and reference case number 23-275661.

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

This is the 52nd traffic-related fatality this year in Portland, and the 3rd in the last week.

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