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News Release
Pedestrian Killed in Bridlemile Neighborhood Crash Identified - 02/16/24

The pedestrian who died in this crash has been identified as Floyd William Charlan Jr., 60.
His family has been notified of his death.

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***Original Message Below***

A crash involving a pedestrian and a vehicle has resulted in a fatality in the Bridlemile Neighborhood.

On Saturday, January 27, 2024 at 5:32p.m., Central Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of a crash on Southwest Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway at Southwest 56th Avenue. When officers arrived, they found an involved pedestrian deceased. The involved driver stopped and remained at the scene.

The Portland Police Traffic Division Major Crash Team is responding to the scene. During the investigation, Southwest Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway is closed both directions between Southwest 56th Avenue and Southwest Shattuck Road.

If anyone has information about this crash, and has not already spoken to police, please e-mail crimetips@police.portlandoregong.gov attn: Traffic Investigations Unit and reference case number 24-21094.

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

This is the 4th traffic related fatality this year in the city of Portland, and the 2nd involving a pedestrian. That may a higher figure than the Portland fatal crashes counted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). 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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