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Man dies in hit-run in front of Gresham bar

Police identified the man as Mark Lower, 49, of Gresham

Police are investigating a hit and run that claimed the life of a Mark Lowery, 49, of Gresham.

Gresham Police Officer Tom Walker said the initial report for help came in around 2:41 a.m. on Wednesday when a woman pounded on the doors and windows of the Division Sports Pub claiming someone had been struck by a vehicle.

When officers and paramedics arrived, they found the man, who appears to be in his 50s, about 200-300 feet to the north of the bar, according to Walker.

The pub is located in the 1500 block of Northeast Division Street.

Officers started life-saving efforts, including CPR, but were unable to save the man. His body was found on Northeast Hogan Place.

The East Multnomah Vehicular Crimes Team is on scene investigating the incident.

Police have not released any suspect information and have not located the vehicle that struck the man.

Anyone with information on the crash is asked to call 503.823.3333.