Portland man dies after losing control of car

The man died at the scene

A Portland man died in crash on I-205 near I-5 on September 18, 2017 in Washington County. (OSP)
A Portland man died in crash on I-205 near I-5 on September 18, 2017 in Washington County. (OSP)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A Portland man died Monday, September 18, in a car crash on I-205 north of I-5.

Oregon State Police said Douglas Cansdale, 53, was driving north on I-205 when he lost control and drifted off the road. He hit a metal guardrail and then a light pole. Cansdale was fatally injured in the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police believe speed and a wet road contributed to the crash.