One dead after car slams Gresham utility pole

The accident was a single vehicle crash

One person was killed in a crash in Gresham, August 18 2015. (KOIN)

GRESHAM, Ore. (KOIN) — One person died on Tuesday morning the car they were driving hit a utility pole.

Officers at the scene of the crash, August 18 2015. (KOIN)
Officers at the scene of the crash, August 18 2015. (KOIN)

Officials confirm that the crash was a single vehicle accident and a 54-year-old black man was the victim.

The utility pole his car struck was hit with enough force to break it.

The accident happened around 2 a.m. on NE Glisan Street. Police say the victim was not wearing his seat belt but that neither alcohol not speed appear to be factors.

The victim’s name has not yet been released.

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