PORTLAND, Oregon - On Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at 2:39 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of motorcycle versus two vehicle crash near the intersection of Southeast 141st Avenue and Southeast Powell Boulevard.
Officers and emergency medical personnel arrived on scene and located an adult male and motorcycle on the roadway. Responding officers also located two nearby vehicles that were involved in the crash. Emergency medical responders determined the adult male motorcycle operator was deceased.
The operators of a dark colored truck and red sedan that were involved in this crash remained at the crash scene.
The Portland Police Bureau Major Crash Team is responding to the crash scene and will continue this investigation. Criminalists with the Forensic Evidence Division have also responded to the scene.
This investigation is in its early stages and more information will be provided as the investigation continues.
Southeast Powell Boulevard will be closed to vehicle, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic form Southeast 138th Avenue to Southeast 144th Avenue for the next four to five hours as this investigation continues.
This is the third traffic crash related fatality investigated by the Major Crash Team in 2018.