Body found near Bandon alongside Hwy. 101

This is in an ongoing investigation and anyone with any information is urged to call the police.

Posted: Jan 27, 2020 8:48 PM
Updated: Jan 28, 2020 10:02 AM

BANDON, Ore. -- A man was hit and killed by a vehicle Monday morning alongside Highway 101 near Two Mile Lane, according to Oregon State Police.

Oregon State Police troopers were called out to milepost 278 at about 9:20 a.m. They discovered 44-year-old William Schippert on the side of the road. Troopers said he was likely struck hours before his body was discovered.

The driver of the vehicle that hit Schippert has been identified and is cooperating with law enforcement.

This is in an ongoing investigation. Anyone with any information is urged to call the police.

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