Man Riding Electric Motorcycle Dies After Hit By Car On Powell Blvd.

PORTLAND, Ore. — A man riding an electric motorcycle has died after being hit by a car in Southeast Portland last week.

Witnesses say he came upon traffic unexpectedly on Southeast Powell near 50th Avenue around 11:15 on the morning of May 4th.  The driver who hit him had no time to avoid the collision.

The man is identified as 43-year-old Shane Johnson.

He’s the 22nd person and the third motorcyclist to lose their life in traffic crashes in Portland this year.

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