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Man dies in SE Powell Blvd. hit and run


A 60-year-old man died Halloween night after he was struck by black sport utility vehicle in a hit-and-run near Southeast 71st Avenue and Powell Boulevard.

The man’s name was not released. Police have not found the vehicle involved in the hit and run.

Officers from Portland's East Precinct were called at about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, to the area and they found the seriously injured man in the street. He later died at a local hospital.

Police said the vehicle in the incident was a black SUV driven by a white man.

Portland's Traffic Division Major Crash Team is investigating.