Published: Tue, March 21, 2017
Economy | By Annette Adams

1 dead in auto-motorcycle crash in southern Lakewood

1 dead in auto-motorcycle crash in southern Lakewood

Portland Police Bureau North Precinct officers responded to a car-on-motorcycle crash at Northeast 57th Avenue and Northeast Sacramento Street around 9:45 p.m. March 19.

The crash happened around 9:45 p.m.at NE 57th Avenue and Sacramento Street.

Police said a man driving a pickup truck ran the stop sign at eastbound Fifth Avenue and struck the motorcyclist, who was traveling northbound on Lincoln.

The victim died at the scene, police said.

The driver of the vehicle was not hurt and remained on scene.

The intersection is closed in all directions and will remain so for several hours as officers from the Traffic Division's Major Crash Team conduct a crash investigation.

Information provided to investigators indicates that he consumed alcoholic beverages prior to the crash.

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