PORTLAND, Oregon - On Tuesday November 21, 2017, at 9:58 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report that a vehicle had crashed into a power pole near the intersection of Northeast Glisan Street and Northeast 75th Avenue.
The driver has been identified as 49-year-old Clayton D. Hopper.
Officers and emergency medical personnel arrived on scene and located a white sedan with a single occupant, an adult male driver The white sedan had collided with a power pole and the driver appeared to have sustained injuries as a result of the crash. Emergency medical personnel provided the man medical aid and transported him to a local hospital by ambulance. Once at the hospital medical personnel determined the man was deceased.
At this time officers have not located any witnesses to the crash. Anyone with information about this crash should contact the Portland Police Bureau non-emergency line at 503-823-3333.
The Portland Police Bureau Major Crash Team responded to the area to take over the investigation. Criminalists with the Forensic Evidence Division are also responding to assist with the investigation.
Northeast Glisan Street will be closed for the next three to four hours between Northeast 74th Avenue and Northeast 76th Avenue as members of the Major Crash Team investigate this crash.