Pickup From Fatal Hit And Run Sought

The Portland Police Bureau's Traffic Investigations Unit is seeking the public's help to find information related to a vehicle involved in a fatal hit and run crash involving a pedestrian.

On October 26, 2022, at approximately 4:55 AM, 19-year-old Mekko Jackson was found deceased on North Interstate at North Graham Street after being struck by a hit and run driver. Mekko appeared to be crossing N Interstate Ave in a marked crosswalk near the MAX platform when he was struck.

The driver of the vehicle fled the scene. The suspect vehicle is a green or teal 1993-1997 Ford Ranger "flareside."

If anyone has information about the incident, please contact crimetips@police.portlandoregon.gov attention Traffic Investigations Unit, and reference case number 22-286754.

Source: Portland Police

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