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SHPD: Police Seek Assistance To Identify Reckless Driver

  SHPD: Police Seek Assistance To Identify Reckless Driver

On March 2, at approximately 9:49 p.m., St. Helens Police Department officers responded to a single vehicle crash at Pour House, 2098 Old Portland Road, St. Helens. The driver fled from the location before officers arrived.

Witnesses described the suspect as a younger white male driving a green diesel pickup truck, possibly a Ford F-350 or something similar.

The suspect nearly struck several pedestrians in the parking lot before hitting a utility pole and driving away. The truck sustained substantial front passenger side damage according to witnesses. Officers checked the surrounding area and were unable to locate thevehicle. The driver faces charges for Reckless Driving and Reckless Endangering.

St. Helens police are asking the public’s assistance in identifying the driver or locating the vehicle involved in the incident. If you haveany related information, the St. Helens Police Department encourages you to contact St. Helens Officer McKenzie McClure at 503-397-1521.

“The St. Helens Police Department reminds the public to have a plan to return home safely if you are impaired. Don’t drive under theinfluence of any substance. Additionally, a driver is required to remain at the scene of a crash that causes property damage,” a city news release said.

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