COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. --- A teenager riding his bike was struck and killed by a pickup, officials reported Wednesday night. They said it happened about three miles north of Cottage Grove on Highway 99.
Oregon State Police confirmed it happened around 6 p.m., but the identity of the 13-year-old boy was withheld pending notification of the family.
A fire official told KEZI 9 News that the full-size pickup was headed southbound on Highway 99 near Lynx Hollow and England roads when the boy was hit. He died at the scene.
The 85-year-old driver refused medical attention and is cooperating with investigators. He is not suspected of any wrongdoing.