Man surrenders in fatal Portland crash



PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police say a man suspected in a fatal hit-and-run crash in southeast Portland has surrendered, just as investigators were on their way to his home.

KPTV-TV reports ( 53-year-old Jim Dean Patterson came to a police station Thursday afternoon.

He’s accused of aggravated vehicular homicide in the death of 26-year-old Jason Lee Grant, a Vancouver, Wash., musician killed Saturday crossing the street.

Police say they got a tip and found a damaged pickup truck at Patterson’s home.

Grant was a cellist in a band, Something Else. Three members played at a candlelight vigil Thursday for Grant.


Information from: KPTV-TV,