Woman, 60, dies after SE Portland car crash

PORTLAND, Ore. – A 60-year-old woman died at a Portland hospital after she crashed her car in Southeast Portland Tuesday afternoon.

Police said the woman was driving southbound on Southeast 162nd Avenue when she crossed oncoming traffic near Division Street and crashed into a large pole just before 4:30 p.m.

Medics took the woman to a Portland hospital. She died Tuesday night.

Witnesses told police the woman may have had a medical problem before the crash. The state medical examiner will perform an autopsy on Wednesday.

The woman’s name has not been released.