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Two Deadly Crashes Saturday Night In Portland

Courtesy: KGW's Jon Goodwin

PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland’s Major Crash Team responded to two deadly crashes on Saturday night.  These make 10 fatal accidents in Portland this year.

A person was killed when their motorcycle collided with an SUV near Southeast 34th and Powell around 6:20pm.

Three hours later, a woman was hit by a vehicle that left the scene at the intersection of Northeast 42nd and Halsey.  The victim is identified as 36-year-old Chantel Downs.  Police say she was hit by a vehicle that was rolling through a green light westbound on Halsey at the time she walked southbound on 42nd Avenue.  There is no description of the vehicle or suspect at this time.


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