Single-car crash in North Portland kills 2

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The Major Crash Team is investigating

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PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Two people died in a car crash in North Portland Saturday evening, said police.

The crash happened around 6 p.m. and involved a single car. Police said the driver was going “at a high rate of speed” when they lost control. The car swerved through oncoming traffic and then crashed into a parked truck and trailer on Northeast Lombard Street. The crash caused a fire.

Police said both the driver and passenger were killed. Their identities have not been released.

The Major Crash Team was called to investigate the incident.

This is a developing story.

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