1 dead, 1 injured after crash between car, tow truck in SE Portland

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Published: May. 11, 2023 at 3:19 PM PDT
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PORTLAND Ore. (KPTV) - Police have identified a man who is dead after a two-vehicle crash that injured a second man in southeast Portland on Thursday, according to the Portland Police Bureau.

At about 1 p.m., police responded to a crash at Southeast Duke Street and Southeast 72nd Avenue. They found a crash between a Tesla sedan and a flatbed tow truck, with the driver of the Tesla dead at the scene. The driver was later identified as 19-year-old Daniel Q. London of Portland.

Police said a third vehicle in the intersection was damaged by debris from the crash.

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The man driving the tow truck was seriously injured and was taken to the hospital.

During the investigation, streets were closed between Southeast 71st Avenue and Southeast 73rd Avenue, and Southeast Henry Street to Southeast Claybourne Street.

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The crash is still being investigated, and anyone with information is asked to e-mail crimetips@police.portlandoregon.gov and reference case number 23-122989.