Victim's name not immediately released

Police are investigating a Saturday night hit-and-run incident on West Burnside that killed an adult woman.

The name of the victim was not immediately available. No information about a suspect vehicle was available either.

According to police, at 11:20 p.m. on March 31, Central Precinct officers responded to the report of someone lying in the road on West Burnside Street near Southwest Tichner Drive. When the officers arrived, they found the body of an deceased adult female roadway that appeared to be the victim of a hit-and-run.

The officers closed West Burnside Street in both directions from Northwest 24th Place to Northwest MacLeay Boulevard for several hours. The Portland Police Bureau Traffic Division Major Crash Team responded to investigate the death.

Anyone with information about this hit-and-run is asked to contact Officer Erik Koppang at 503-545-3849 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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