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


Police are searching for one of the drivers involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash in Northeast Portland Saturday morning.

Officers responded to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Northeast Columbia Boulevard and 80th Avenue just after 2:30 a.m.

Police said the driver of one of the cars was killed in the crash and the other driver left the scene before officers arrived.

Officers searched for the other driver with the help of a K-9 but were not able to find him.

Police said the suspect is as a black man with a goatee and wearing a red shirt.

Police believe speed may have been a factor.

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