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PSU hit-and-run suspect headed to state mental hospital

December 04, 2018 / Sabrina Balderama

OregonLive

By Aimee Green

November 13, 2018

A judge Tuesday ordered that Greg Porter—the 61-year-old man accused of intentionally driving into three pedestrians at Portland State University—be sent to the state mental hospital for a evaluation into whether he’s mentally fit to be criminally prosecuted.

Multnomah County Circuit Judge Nan Waller ordered that Porter be sent to the Oregon State Hospital after a mental health expert or experts hired by his defense lawyer determined that he is mentally unfit to be criminally prosecuted because he’s incapable of meaningfully making decisions about his case.

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