PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — One person was killed in a hit-and-run early Saturday morning in Southeast Portland, police said.
According to the Portland Police Bureau, officers responded to reports of someone laying down near the intersection of SE Cesar E Chavez Boulevard and Clinton Street. When police arrived with medical personnel, they determined the person was dead. Police later identified the victim as 23-year-old Austin Boyd.
Investigators with the PPB Major Crash Team said they believe Boyd was a pedestrian in or near a crosswalk at the time of the crash.
The suspect vehicle is described as a white or light-colored 1993-1997 Honda Passport or Isuzu Rodeo that may have damage to the front passenger side, including a shattered turn signal indicator beneath the bumper.
SE Cesar E Chavez Boulevard was blocked for three hours while police investigated.
Anyone with information can contact the Traffic Investigation Unit at 503.823.2103.