Child riding bicycle killed in Scio crash

The crash did not involve speed, distraction or impairment, deputies said.

Posted: Jul 22, 2020 12:32 PM
Updated: Jul 22, 2020 4:51 PM

SCIO, Ore. – A young child riding a bike died after being hit by a car in Scio on Tuesday, the Linn County Sheriff’s Office said.

Deputies responded to NW First Avenue and NW Beech Street at about 4:30 p.m.

Investigators said a 2001 GMC Sierra pickup was headed west on NW First Avenue when the child rode into the intersection. The crash did not involve speed, distraction or impairment, deputies said.

The child was pronounced dead at the scene, and the 18-year-old driver is cooperating.

If you have any information, contact detectives at 541-967-3950.

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