Brookings man killed in NE Portland hit-and-run crash

Crashes

Driver fled the scene after striking man Saturday night

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A Brookings man was killed after being hit by a car in Northeast Portland Saturday night.

Officers from the Portland Police Bureau were called to the intersection of NE 82nd and NE Alberta street just after 11 p.m. after a report of a crash. When they arrived, the discovered an adult man with fatal injuries.

On Tuesday, PPB identified the victim as 68-year-old Stephen Looser.

“The circumstances of the crash are still under investigation, but visibility and lighting conditions are being looked at as factors,” PPB said Tuesday.

The driver did not remain at the scene. No suspect information is currently available.

Anyone with information about the crash is urged to call the police non-emergency line at 503-823-3333.

On April 10, a man was struck and killed by a vehicle at the same intersection. In that incident, the driver remained on scene and cooperated with officers.

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