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News Release
UPDATE #2: Identity of Deceased Pedestrian Released, Public Assistance Requested - 01/15/22

The pedestrian who was killed in this crash is Kyle M. Beck, 35. His family has been notified of his death.

Portland Police Traffic Investigations Unit is asking the public for information about the driver and the vehicle that was involved and left the scene. If anyone has information about the incident, please contact crimetips@portlandoregon.gov, attention Traffic Investigations Unit, and reference case number 22-10861, or call (503)823-2103.

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The pedestrian involved in last night's crash, an adult male, died at the hospital this morning. His name will be released after family notifications.

This is the 4th fatal crash of 2022, followed by the 5th this morning at 5:53a.m. at Northeast Glisan Street and Northeast 97th Avenue. Of the five, three of the crashes involved pedestrians and two of those were hit and runs.

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A pedestrian suffered life threatening injuries in what is believed to be a hit and run crash in North Portland.

On Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at 7:13p.m., North Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of a person down on North Denver Avenue just south of the I-5 overpass. When officers arrived, they found a person with life-threatening injuries. The person was transported to the hospital by ambulance. Initial information suggests the person was hit by a vehicle and then the driver left the scene. No suspect or suspect vehicle information is being released.

The Portland Police Major Crash Team responded to the scene and is investigating. More information will be released when appropriate to the investigation.

If anyone has information about the incident, please contact crimetips@portlandoregon.gov, attention Traffic Investigations Unit, and reference case number 22-10861, or call (503)823-2103.

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