Tragedy struck on Wednesday afternoon, 3 May 2023, as a driver lost his life in a single-vehicle crash in the 5900 block of North Marine Drive, Portland.
According to the police report, live by Oregonlive, the accident occurred when the driver crashed into a pole. Officers arrived at the site shortly after receiving a call at around 1 p.m.
The eastbound lanes of North Marine Drive from the 4000 block to the 6000 block are expected to remain closed for several hours while the police Major Crash Team investigates the cause of the accident.
The investigation will provide crucial information that can help determine the factors that led to the crash and help prevent future accidents.
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The deceased’s identity has not been released yet, and it is unclear if any other individuals were involved in the accident. An autopsy is expected to be conducted soon to determine the cause of de@th.
The Portland Police Department has urged anyone with information about the incident to contact the Traffic Investigations Unit at firstname.lastname@example.org and reference case number 23-114997. Members of the public who may have witnessed the accident or have any relevant information that could help with investigations are also encouraged to come forward.