Pedestrian killed on SE Division St., driver charged

61-year-old Damon Patrick Burton died at the scene

Clifford Eugene Perry Jr. (MCSO)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A 61-year-old man was hit and killed by a car on Sunday night.

Police say Damon Patrick Burton was struck by a car driven by 40-year-old Clifford Eugene Perry Jr. near SE 124th Avenue and SE Division Street.

Perry continued driving after striking Burton until he hit a concrete block at a nearby gas station.

He was speeding and likely under the influence of alcohol, police say.

He is charged with manslaughter in the second degree, DUII and reckless driving.


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