PORTLAND, Ore. -- A pedestrian was struck and killed Saturday evening on SE Powell Blvd.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and located the victim, who died at the scene.

The incident happened just before 6:26 p.m. on Southeast Powell Boulevard at 124th Avenue.

Police say the vehicle involved in the crash fled the scene before they arrived in the area.

Powell Boulevard was closed in both directions from 122nd to 126th Avenues while the Traffic Division's Major Crash Team investigated.

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