Fleeing Driver Involved In Fatal Crash

Police Investigation

A driver trying to outrun a Portland Police officer crashed killing his passenger.

The incident started at 11 p.m. when a police officer tried to pull over a vehicle near Southeast 124th and Division.

The driver wouldn't stop and fled. The officer didn't pursue, but a few blocks later near Southeast 122nd and Division the car crashed and hit a pole.

The passenger was killed. The driver ran from the scene, but was caught a block away.

The driver suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The vehicle was stolen.

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