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News Release
July 19, 2020 Crash in Parkrose Heights Neighborhood Leads to Fatality - Deceased Identified - 07/29/20

On July 19, 2020 at 2:12 p.m., East Precinct Officers were dispatched to a crash involving multiple cars in 2600 block of Northeast 122 Avenue. Upon arrival they found that the driver in one of the cars had suffered life-threatening injuries due to the collision. That person was transported by ambulance to an area hospital. The Major Crash Team (MCT) was contacted and dispatched.

On July 27, 2020, the driver who was transported died and has been identified as 58 year old Joann Dee Mardis of Portland. The next of kin has been notified.

This was the 25th call-out for the Portland Police Bureau Major Crash Team and the 26th traffic fatality for 2020.

This is an ongoing investigation.

Anyone who may have witnessed this crash is asked to call Officer Phil Maynard at Phillip.Maynard@portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-2216.


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