PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A man died nearly two weeks after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in Portland’s Hazelwood neighborhood.
Faustino Jurado, 47, was in a mobility scooter when he was hit in the crosswalk at NE 122nd Avenue and NE Halsey Street shortly after 5 p.m. on April 11, the Portland Police Bureau said. Jurado was taken to a hospital with what were thought to be non-life-threatening injuries.
Police learned on April 24 that Jurado had died.
The hit-and-run driver left the scene and has not been identified at this time.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Traffic Investigations Officer Garrett Dow at Garrett.Dow@portlandoregon.gov or 503.823.5070.
Portland has seen 23 traffic deaths so far this year, marking a 56% increase since this time last year.