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Intoxicated pedestrian hit by vehicle, seriously injured in NE Portland

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Portland Police responded to the report of a pedestrian hit by a driver in northeast Portland Monday night.

Police said the call came in around 8 p.m.

When police arrived in the area of NE 104th Avenue and Halsey Street, they found a 48-year-old man suffering from potentially life-threatening injuries. He was taken to a Portland hospital for treatment.

The driver of the vehicle stayed on scene and is cooperating with investigators. The driver was not impaired by intoxicants.

Police said after preliminary investigation, officers believe that the pedestrian was drunk and stepped out into the roadway before being hit.

The Traffic Division is conducting an investigation into the crash.

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