Pedestrian dies in hospital after N. Portland hit-run


Kyle M. Beck was 35

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A pedestrian died in the hospital after suffering life-threatening injuries in a hit-and-run in North Portland on Wednesday night, according to officials.

Around 7:15 p.m., Portland police received a report of a person down at North Denver Avenue just south of the I-5 overpass. Once police arrived, they said the suspect had already fled the scene.

According to officials, the pedestrian had been hit by a car and sustained critical injuries. The victim, later publicly identified as Kyle M. Beck, was rushed to a nearby hospital. Beck, 35, died the next morning.

The Portland Police Major Crash Team is investigating.

Anyone with information on the crash is asked to contact, alert Traffic Investigations Unit, and reference case number 22-10861, or call (503)823-2103.

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