Hit & Run - Parkrose Neighborhood Hit & Run Victim Dies of Injuries
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Parkrose Neighborhood Hit & Run Victim Dies of Injuries


Story by Oregon Herald Staff
Published on November 30, 2021 1:56 AM
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PORTLAND, Oregon - A man was seriously injured in an apparent hit & run in a parking lot in the Parkrose Neighborhood.

The man seriously injured in this hit & run has died of those injuries while being cared for in a local hospital. He is identified as Neri Ramirez-Mendoza, 20, who was visiting from Tacoma. Neri Ramirez-Mendoza's family has been notified of his death.

On Sunday, November 21, 2021, at 1:05a.m., North Precinct Officers were dispatched to the 4400 Block of Northeast 122nd Avenue on the report of fifteen (15) people fighting with knifes. Officers arrived and found a man with life-threatening injuries consistent with those of being hit by a vehicle, however the vehicle was no longer in the parking lot. After conducting an investigation, officers determined the incident to be a crash, as opposed to an intentional targeting with a vehicle.

Medical personnel responded and quickly transported the subject to a local hospital. The Major Crash Team responded and assumed responsibility of the investigation.

If anyone has information about this incident, please contact crimetips@portlandoregon.gov attention Traffic Investigations Unit, or call (503)823-2103, and reference case number 21-325657.