Pedestrian dies after crash on Highway 36 near Cheshire

The driver is cooperating with the investigation.

Posted: May 6, 2019 11:22 AM

CHESHIRE, Ore. -- A pedestrian is dead after a crash on Highway 36 near Cheshire Saturday night, Oregon State Police said.

Troopers responded to milepost 44 at about 11:30 p.m. Police said Leslie Sellars, 79, of Cheshire was driving a Ford Ranger pickup west on the highway when he hit a man who was in the lane of travel.

The pedestrian was taken to a local hospital, where he died from his injuries. Investigators are working to identify the man.

Sellars was not injured and is cooperating with the investigation.

Troopers were assisted by Lane Fire, the Oregon Department of Transportation and the Lane County Medical Examiner’s Office.

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