Driver Arrested In Fatal Hit & Run Crash On McLoughlin Blvd.

PORTLAND, Ore. — A man is facing several charges in a crash that took a man’s life and seriously injured another person late Thursday night.

Two cars collided at Southeast McLoughlin Boulevard and Holgate just after 11:30pm.  The man who died is identified as 40-year-old Douglas Kereczman of Beaverton.

Witnesses reported that several people in one of the cars ran away from the scene.  Three people were detained and 22-year-old Ayzaiah Walker was arrested for Manslaughter, Assault, DUII and Reckless Driving.

While police were investigating, another person drove past the closure and nearly hit an officer.  That person was arrested for driving impaired.

This was the 7th traffic fatality of the year in the city.

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