Gresham PD: Driver runs red light, causes deadly crash

Multnomah County

Police arrested the driver on various charges and suspicion of DUII

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Gresham police say an impaired driver ran a red light and crashed into another vehicle, killing the driver inside Sunday morning.

Investigators say the deadly crash occurred at the intersection of Northeast Glisan Street and Northeast 162nd Avenue. 

Police say the victim, identified as Dustin Armogeda, 33, had a green light and was driving south on 162nd Avenue when 23-year-old Earniest Lott, who was traveling west on Glisan Street, ran a red light and crashed into the victim’s driver’s side door. 

Armogeda died at the scene.

Lott suffered minor injuries and was arrested on several charges, police said. Investigators determined that alcohol, speed and inattentiveness all contributed to the crash. 

Lott’s passenger also suffered significant injuries in the crash and was taken to a trauma hospital for treatment. Lott was arrested and is being charged with:

  • Criminally negligent homicide
  • Assault II
  • DUII
  • Three counts of reckless endangerment
  • Reckless driving

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