Man doing naked pushups in Portland street hit, killed by passing car

Man doing naked pushups in Portland street hit, killed by passing car

PORTLAND, Ore. – A man died while doing pushups naked on N. Columbia Blvd. early Sunday morning, police said.

The man’s name has not been released.

Police got a call at 4:04 a.m. that a naked man was running through traffic near Columbia and Portsmouth Ave. While they were on their way, they got a call he was doing pushups in traffic.

Then, they got a third call that he’d been hit by a car.

When they got to the scene, the man was dead.

Police said the driver who hit the man was cooperative, and hadn’t been drinking.

Columbia was closed for several hours during the investigation.

An autopsy and toxicology report will be conducted.