Woman hit by car in Linn County, deputies search for driver

Deputies said they are looking for the driver who was involved in a hit-and-run that badly injured a woman in Linn County.

Posted: Dec 14, 2017 10:39 AM
Updated: Dec 14, 2017 10:49 AM

MILLERSBURG, Ore. -- Deputies are trying to find the driver who hit a woman and left her on the side of the road with life-threatening injuries.

Rachele Bowes, 38, was found at 3:30 a.m. on Tuesday, lying on the side of Old Salem Road, near Millersburg. Officials said she was badly hurt.

Investigators with the sheriff's office believe she was hit by a dark blue 1999 to 2005 Volkswagen. They said it will most likely have damage on its front end. Officials are asking anyone with information to call the Linn County Sheriff's Office at (541) 967-3950.

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