Police release sketch of suspect in deadly hit-and-run

Police release sketch of suspect in deadly hit-and-run
Police released this sketch of the suspect in a hit-and-run crash that killed a man on Oct. 31.

PORTLAND, Ore. – Police are asking for the public’s help identifying and finding a suspect in a hit-and-run crash that killed a man in Southeast Portland.

The crash happened on Oct. 31 at around 9:30 p.m. at Southeast 71st Avenue and Powell Boulevard, police said.

Officers found 60-year-old David Charles Eklund at the scene. He was taken to a hospital where he died of his injuries.

The driver was described as a white man in his 30s or 40s with short, black hair. Witnesses said the suspect’s vehicle was a smaller black SUV.

Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest in the case. Police ask anyone with information to call 503-823-4357.