Open in App
KOIN 6 News

Portland man faces vehicular homicide charge in deadly Vancouver crash

By Hailey Dunn,


PORTLAND, Ore. ( KOIN ) — A driver is facing a vehicular homicide charge after he crashed in Vancouver late Wednesday night, killing his passenger, according to Washington State Patrol.

The crash happened shortly before 11:30. WSP says 48-year-old Warren Dickinson of Portland was taking the southbound Interstate 205 exit from westbound State Route 500. Dickinson drove off the road, striking a barrier and causing the Kia Stinger to roll onto the right shoulder of Interstate 205, according to investigators.

City of Portland employees going on strike after failed negotiations

At the scene, Dickinson’s passenger, 50-year-old Dennis Coplin of Woodland, was pronounced dead. Dickinson was taken to Peacehealth Southwest Medical Center for treatment. Officials did not say how severe his injuries are.

Copyright 2023 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

For the latest news, weather, sports, and streaming video, head to

Expand All
Comments / 0
Add a Comment
Local Portland, OR newsLocal Portland, OR
Most Popular newsMost Popular

Comments / 0