Detectives find truck linked to woman's death

A truck matching the description of the one that dropped the woman off at the hospital was seen in the River Road area.

An injured woman was taken to University District Hospital, where she was declared dead.

Posted: Jun 30, 2020 4:11 PM

LANE COUNTY, Ore. – The Lane County Sheriff’s Office has found a truck connected to a woman’s death in Eugene. The investigation is continuing.

Detectives said a male driver and passenger transported an injured woman to University District Hospital at about 4:30 a.m. Monday.

Investigation indicates the woman was picked up in the River Road area before being taken to the hospital. The driver left the scene before additional information could be obtained, detectives said.

The woman was pronounced dead at the hospital. Detectives said her injuries indicate she was hit by a vehicle.

Authorities reached out asking for the public's help finding the vehicle on Monday night. The truck was described as a late 90s to early 2000s gray Toyota Tundra.

At this time, the woman’s identity is not being released until authorities can contact her family.

If you have any information about the incident, call the Lane County Sheriff’s Office at 541-682-4150, and press one. Reference case #20-4280.

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