Police searching for driver in fatal NE Portland hit-and-run


Police have identified a man killed in a hit-and-run crash in northeast Portland early Saturday.

Officers responded to Northeast Columbia Boulevard and 80th Avenue around 2:30 a.m. and found Zachary Ryan Nold, 26, of Portland, dead.

Police said Nold and another unidentified driver were speeding eastbound on Columbia Boulevard when they both lost control of their vehicles and crashed.

Nold's 1995 Chevrolet Camaro crashed into a utility pole.

The driver of the second vehicle, a gold 2001 Buick Century, left the scene, according to police.

Officers searched the area with the help of a K-9 unit but weren't able to locate the second driver.

Anyone with information on the crash should contact Officer Chris Johnson with the Portland Police Bureau at (503) 823-2213.

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