Motorcyclist killed in head-on crash in Portland

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by Cornelius Swart, KGW.com Staff

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Posted on June 2, 2014 at 8:12 PM

Updated Monday, Jun 2 at 8:18 PM

PORTLAND – A motorcyclist was killed after he crashed head-on into a station wagon Sunday morning.

David Henry Mitchell, 34, was traveling at high speed, westbound on Southeast Powell Boulevard near 29th Avenue, at around 2 a.m. Sunday, when he crossed the center line and crashed head-on into a Honda Accord station wagon, according to Sgt. Pete Simpson of the Portland police.

The driver of the Honda, 53-year-old Brooks Brown, was unharmed and cooperated with police.

Investigators believe Mitchell was impaired by alcohol, Simpson said.

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