Driver who crashed into Portland power pole was shot to death


Silas High Hawk was 30

Silas High Hawk, 30, was shot to death in the Cully neighborhood, December 5, 2021. He was 30. (Undated photo released by family through PPB on December 16, 2021)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A man whose car crashed into a power pole in Northeast Portland Sunday was shot to death, officials said on Monday.

Around 5:49 a.m. Sunday, police responded to a report that a car had crashed into a pole near the intersection of NE 45th Avenue and Portland Highway. When they arrived, police said they found a man dead in the car.

The victim was publicly identified December 16 as 30-year-old Silas High Hawk.

The investigation remains underway and active, officials said. Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Detective Brad Clifton, or 503.823.0696.

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