Naked man doing push-ups in Portland street hit and killed

Naked man doing push-ups in Portland street hit and killed

Naked man doing push-ups in Portland street hit and killed

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by Sara Roth, KGW.com Staff

KING5.com

Posted on May 4, 2014 at 12:46 PM

PORTLAND – A naked man doing push-ups in the street was killed early Sunday morning in North Portland, police said.

A naked man was reportedly running in traffic near Portsmouth Avenue around 4 a.m., according to Pete Simpson of Portland police.

While officers were driving to the scene, another caller reported the man was doing push-ups in the roadway. A third caller then said the man had been hit by a vehicle, Simpson said.

When officers arrived, they found the man was deceased.

Investigators said the driver hit the man while driving west on Columbia Boulevard. The driver that hit the man was not under the influence of alcohol or drugs, and was cooperative with police, Simpson said.

An autopsy and toxicology report was being conducted.

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