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News Release
Major Crash Team Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Southeast - 10/05/22

On Wednesday, October 5, 2022, at 7:06 p.m., officers from the Central Precinct responded to a crash at the intersection of Southeast 6th Avenue and Southeast Morrison Street. When officers arrived, they found a crash involving a motorcycle and a minivan. The driver of the motorcycle was transported to an area hospital where he later died. The minivan driver and a passenger were evaluated at the scene by medical, but neither were transported. Investigators believe the speed of the motorcycle may have been a contributing factor.

The Portland Police Bureau Major Crash Team is currently on scene investigating. During the investigation Southeast 6th Avenue will be closed between Southeast Belmont Street and Southeast Alder Street. Additionally, Southeast Morrison Street will be closed between Southeast 7th Avenue and Southeast Grand Avenue.

If anyone has information about the incident, please contact crimetips@police.portlandoregon.gov, attention Traffic Investigations Unit, and reference case number 22-268103.


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