Motorcyclist dies following hit-run crash in SE Portland


Brandon Cory Reid was 32

Officials at the scene of a crash involving a motorcycle in Southeast Portland, April 14, 2020. (KOIN)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A motorcyclist was rushed to the hospital Tuesday afternoon after a hit-and-run crash later died, police said. 

The crash happened at about 3:30 p.m. at the intersection of SE 148th Avenue and SE Powell Boulevard, according to the Portland Police Bureau. Police confirmed on Wednesday that the motorcyclist, 32-year-old Brandon Cory Reid, died despite life-saving efforts at the hospital.

The PPB’s Major Crash Team assisted with the investigation.

Pavel Krechko, 19, was arrested in Troutdale about an hour later and faces a manslaughter charge.

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