Pedestrian Killed in June I-84 Crash Identified

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July 15, 2024 16:09


The pedestrian killed in the June 14, 2024 crash has been identified as Tony Marvin Stephenson, 53. His family has been notified.


***Original Messages Below***

The on-scene investigation into this morning's fatal crash on I-84 is completed and cleanup efforts have finished. The freeway is reopening to traffic. The Portland Police Bureau is grateful for our partnership with the Oregon Department of Transportation on this incident, and for the patience of the public during the crash investigation.

The involved driver was interviewed and released. No arrests have been made. The investigation is continuing.


A fatal crash investigation is underway on I-84 and the eastbound lanes of the freeway are closed at Northeast 68th Avenue.

On Friday, June 14, 2024 at 4:41 a.m., Portland Police officers from East Precinct responded to a report of a crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian on eastbound Interstate-84 just west of the I-205 interchange. When officers arrived they found the pedestrian was deceased at the scene. The involved driver remained at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation.

The Portland Police Traffic Division Major Crash Team is responding to the scene to investigate the crash. The eastbound lanes of the freeway are closed and drivers are being detoured off the freeway at Northeast 68th Avenue onto Northeast Halsey Street to go eastbound. Significant traffic delays are expected.

If anyone has information about this crash, please e-mail attn: Traffic Investigations Unit and reference case number 24-146316.

The PIO is not responding to the scene. Additional information will be released as appropriate. This is the 26th traffic related fatality this year in Portland and the 10th involving a pedestrian.

The Portland Police Traffic Division is committed to providing enforcement and raising awareness regarding traffic safety for vehicles, bicyclists, and pedestrians. Each year, traffic officers respond to preventable collisions. These collisions can deeply impact those involved, their families and loved ones. Traffic officers' number one priority is to address behaviors of all road users that might lead to a collision, including speed, impairment, distraction, and disobeying signals.

The Traffic Division works in partnership with the Bureau of Transportation on making streets safer for all users. You can help by doing your part to obey all traffic laws, whether you are in a vehicle, on foot, bike or scooter. To learn more, visit:

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To report a road or area that you believe should have additional traffic enforcement, call (503) 823-SAFE.



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