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Man Arrested in Connection to Fatal Hit & Run Crash in Portland

Saturday, March 11, 2017
GoLocalPDX News Team

The suspect involved in a fatal hit and run crash that took place on Thursday night in the area of Southeast 148th Avenue and Stark Street has turned himself in. 

Israel Aldana-Sanchez, 23, turned himself into police at 4:45 a.m. on Friday morning and has been charged with criminally negligent homicide and failure to perform the duties of a driver (Hit and Run).

The victim has been identified as a 37-year-old man. His name will be released after his family is located and notified. 

The Incident 

On Thursday March 9, at 11:19 p.m., East Precinct responded to the report of a pedestrian struck by a driver at Southeast 148th Avenue and Stark Street. The 9-1-1 caller reported that the driver fled the area in a dark-colored vehicle, last seen southbound on 148th Avenue. 

Officers and medical personnel arrived and located a pedestrian deceased at the scene and evidence of a vehicle collision. 

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