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News Release
Single Vehicle Fatal Crash Investigation on Southeast Powell Boulevard - 11/18/23

A rollover crash involving a single vehicle has closed Southeast Powell Boulevard.

On Saturday, November 18, 2023 at 2:38a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to a report of a crash on Southeast Powell Boulevard at Southeast 28th Avenue. When officers arrived, they found a vehicle rolled over. The driver was deceased at the scene.

The Portland Police Traffic Division Major Crash Team is responding to the scene to investigate the crash. During the investigation, Southeast Powell Boulevard is closed between Southeast 27th Avenue and Southeast 29th Avenue.

If anyone has information about this crash, please e-mail crimetips@police.portlandoregon.gov attn: Traffic Investigations Unit and reference case number 23-299816.

The PIO is not responding to the scene. Additional information will be released as appropriate.

This is the 62nd fatal traffic-related crash in Portland this year. Portland fatal crashes counted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for this year is 59. NHTSA’s count excludes crashes involving suicide, private property, non-public roadways, non-motor vehicles, and deaths that happen more than 30 days after a crash.


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