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Police identify man killed in N. Portland crash

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

Portland police have identified the man who was killed after his car struck a pole in north Portland Thursday morning.

Police said 33-year-old Justin Thomas Hauser of Vancouver died at the scene after hitting a pole near North Broadway and North Benton Avenue.

Officers and crews were forced to rip the roof off the vehicle in order to extricate Hauser.

Despite lifesaving efforts, Hauser died from his injuries.

Police believe speed was a factor in the crash. 

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