Bike Accident Triggers Safety Concerns

EUGENE, Ore. — The death of Eugene man has triggered a response from the Eugene cycling community. Aaron Daywitt, 49, was hit and killed by a train while he was riding his bicycle Thursday night. Bike advocates say the crossing at 8th and Hilyard that connects the south side of the tracks to the river … Continue reading »

Friends Remember Train Accident Victim

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene man riding his bike home from work home to his family died after being hit by an Amtrak train Thursday night. Investigators say Aaron Daywitt, 49, tried to cross the tracks near 8th and Hilyard Street when the train came by. Friends describe Daywitt as a family man and one … Continue reading »