One person killed in vehicle vs. pedestrian crash

Officials told KEZI 9 News the driver stopped and called 911 after he hit the pedestrian.

Posted: Jan 1, 2021 9:47 PM
Updated: Jan 2, 2021 1:02 PM

EUGENE, Ore. — A vehicle vs. pedestrian crash in Eugene on Friday night left one person dead. 

Eugene police said the crash happened on River Road and Maynard Avenue around 7:21 p.m. They said the pedestrian, a 61-year-old man, was crossing River Road near the DariMart at E. Maynard Avenue when he was hit in a northbound lane. 

Officials told KEZI 9 News the driver, a 41-year-old man, stopped and called 911. They said there was no indication of driver impairment only inclement weather and dark conditions. 

Eugene police said the pedestrian was wearing non-contrasting clothing.

EPD has not released the identities of the two men involved in that crash. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

Stay with KEZI 9 News for updates. 

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