Man dies in downtown Portland crash, Macadam Blvd. ramps to I-5 north and I-84 east closed

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PORTLAND, Ore. – A driver died in a crash Wednesday afternoon, and authorities have closed the Macadam Boulevard on-ramps to Interstate 5 northbound and I-84 eastbound.

The crash was reported about 3:20 p.m. as someone crashing a silver pickup into a pole near the intersection of Macadam Avenue and Southwest Curry Street.

Portland Police said that a driver, identified as a "male adult," was found unconscious. He was taken to the hospital and later pronounced deceased.

No word on what led up to the crash or whether anyone else was hurt.

If you have any helpful information, police want to hear from you at (503) 823-3333.

Authorities say they expect the on-ramps to remain closed until at least 8 p.m. Wednesday.

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