Driver, 33, dies in early Friday NE Portland crash


Alex Steven Steckly was 33

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A 33-year-old man died after an early Friday morning crash in Northeast Portland.

It happened around 1:40 a.m. on Northeast Columbia Boulevard and 17th avenue. At the scene, it appears a car took out a utility pole and slung debris across the road.

Alex Steven Steckly was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, but later died, authorities said.

Investigators continue to try to figure out what led up to the crash. Portland’s Major Crash Team is responding. No further information is available.

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