COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Cottage Grove police say an elderly woman was hit and killed Saturday afternoon while walking across Highway 99 in Cottage Grove. It happened just before 6 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 99 and Geer Avenue.
Police say the woman was crossing the street, in a crosswalk, when a car traveling south hit her. They say she was then run over by another car traveling the same direction.
As of Saturday evening the victim’s name had not been released. Officers say the drivers of both cars are cooperating with the investigation.
Highway 99 remained shutdown for several hours while Cottage Grove police, Oregon State Police and Lane County Sheriff’s deputies investigated the accident.