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Bicyclist Martin Greenough, 38, killed in collision with alleged hit-and-run driver Kenneth Britt Smith Jr., 26, on Lombard Street in Portland, Oregon

Modified Date: 
Thu, 05/16/2019 - 4:08pm
Accident Date: 
Sunday, December 13, 2015

Bicyclist killed in Portland hit & run, suspect captured

PORTLAND, Ore. – The suspect in the death of a bicyclist in a hit-and-run crash in Northeast Portland Sunday has been captured. Police said Kenneth Britt Smith Jr., 26, was charged with manslaughter in the 2nd degree, criminally negligent homicide, reckless driving and driving under the influence of marijuana. The crash occurred around 8:30 p.m. and investigators said there was a rear flashing red light on the bicycle. Police said they located a vehicle that matched the description at Northeast 97th Avenue and Killingsworth Street and took Smith into custody soon after.   Police have only said that he was 38 years old and wearing a helmet.

Police ID bicyclist killed in Portland hit & run

Witnesses told police the bicyclist was traveling eastbound on Lombard Street when he was struck from behind by a blue 2000 Ford Crown Victoria that quickly left the scene.

Hit and Run
People Involved: 
Kenneth Britt Smith Jr.
Martin Greenough
Lombard Street

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