Driver sought in deadly N Portland hit and run collision


Stretch of N Denver back open

File image of Portland Police vehicle (KOIN)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — One person has died following an early morning hit and run crash in Portland’s Kenton neighborhood.

Officers responded to a report of a person laying on the road on N Denver Avenue at the N Columbia Boulevard overpass around 6:30 a.m., according to the Portland Police Bureau. Paramedics responded but quickly deemed the victim was deceased.

North Denver Avenue was temporarily closed between N Argyle Street and N Schmeer Road during the investigation and cleanup.

“Preliminary information indicates the person was struck by a vehicle, which left the scene before police were called,” PPB said in a release Saturday. “No suspect information is available.”

This is a developing story.

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