Hit & Run - Death of man determined to be Hit & Run
January 24 2022
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Hit & Run

Death of man determined to be Hit & Run

Story by Oregon Herald Staff
Published on December 1, 2021 4:33 AM
A man was found dead in the road in the Powellhurst-Gilbert neighborhood.

On Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 12:04a.m., East Precinct officers were sent to a report of a welfare check near Southeast 122nd Avenue and Southeast Tibbitts Street. When officers arrived they located a dead body of a man laying in the roadway.

Police believe he died as the result of a hit and run. Investigators are working on identifying the man and notifying his immediate family, after which his name will be released. The investigation is ongoing.

During the investigation, Southeast 122nd Avenue was closed between Southeast Kelly Street and Southeast Clinton Street.

If anyone has information about this incident, please reference case number 21-324538 and contact crimetips@portlandoregon.gov attention Traffic Investigations Unit or call 503 823-2103.