Pedestrian succumbs to injuries after SE Powell crash


FILE – Emergency lights on a police vehicle. (KOIN)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A crash in Southeast Portland is now fatal, according to the Portland Police Bureau.

A pedestrian was critically hurt after being hit by a car on Southeast Powell Boulevard around 8:30 p.m. Friday night. The victim, identified as 34-year-old Ryan J. Dickenson, was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

On Tuesday morning, the PPB said Dickenson had died.

The driver stayed at the scene on Friday, police said.

While the investigation is ongoing, authorities believe speed was a factor in the crash. The driver is not facing criminal charges or citations, officials said.

Less than an hour earlier, a pedestrian died in a crash with a vehicle in the 5300 block of NE Portland Highway. The driver in that case also stayed at the scene.

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