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Man, dog died in single vehicle crash

A man and a dog died early wednesday when their vehicle crashed into a tree in Southeast Portland.

The name of the victim was not immediately released.

According to police, at 5:15 a.m. on Oct. 29, East Precinct officers responded to Southeast 155th Avenue and Main Street on the report of a traffic crash.

When officers and medical personnel arrived, they located a single vehicle crashed into a large tree in Parklane City Park. Medical personnel checked on the adult male driver and determined that he was deceased. A dog in the vehicle also died during the crash.

The initial investigation shows the vehicle struck several trees during the crash. The Traffic Division's Major Crash Team responded to investigate the crash further.

Traffic along Southeast Main Street was closed in the area while the crash was investigated.

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