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UPDATE#2: Pedestrian Killed in Southeast Portland Crash Identified - 02/16/24

The pedestrian who died in this crash has been identified as Edward Hanson, 44. His family has been notified of his death.

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**Original Messages Below***

The suspect driver connected to a deadly hit-and-run crash is in police custody.

Not long after the fatal hit-and-run crash at Southeast 82nd Avenue and Southeast Flavel Street, officers arrested Skyler Lee-Stiles, 26, of Portland. He was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on the following charges: Criminally Negligent Homicide, Failure to Perform the Duties of a Driver (Death), and Tampering with Evidence. Lee-Stiles’ vehicle has been seized as evidence in the case.

Through the course of the investigation, officers determined Lee-Stiles was speeding through a work zone when he struck the pedestrian who was crossing Southeast 82nd Avenue mid-block.

Anyone with information on this incident, who has not yet spoken to police, is asked to email crimetips@police.portlandoregon.gov, attention: Traffic Investigations Unit and reference case number 24-28665.

More information, including the identity of the victim, will be released when appropriate.

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***Original Message Below***

A pedestrian has been killed in a hit and run crash in Southeast Portland, Major Crash Team on scene.

On Monday, February 5, 2024, at approximately 2:17 a.m., officers from the East Precinct responded to a pedestrian struck by a vehicle near the intersection of Southeast 82nd Avenue and Southeast Flavel Street in Southeast Portland.

Officers arrived on scene and found an adult male deceased. The driver of the involved vehicle did not remain at the scene.

The Major Crash Team was activated to respond and take over the investigation. Investigators have closed Southeast 82nd Avenue between Southeast Malden Court and Southeast Henderson Street. Additionally, Southeast Flavel Street is closed between Southeast 80th Avenue and Southeast 84th Avenue.

This area will remain closed for several hours as the scene is processed and evidence is collected.

Anyone with information on this incident who has not yet spoken to police is asked to email crimetips@police.portlandoregon.gov, attention: Traffic Investigations Unit and reference case number 24-28665.

More information will be released when appropriate.

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