Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle on I-105 eastbound

Police said it appears a pedestrian was trying to cross the west and eastbound lanes of traffic on the highway when they were hit by a vehicle.

Posted: May 23, 2019 1:28 AM
Updated: May 23, 2019 12:14 PM

EUGENE, Ore. -- A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle on eastbound Interstate 105 near the Country Club Road exit around 11:50 p.m. on Wednesday, police said.

The road had been reopened by about 4 a.m. after an investigation.

Police said a woman driving eastbound hit a pedestrian trying to cross the highway in the dark. She pulled over and called 911. The pedestrian died in the crash. 

The driver is cooperating with the ongoing investigation, police said.

If you have information about the crash, call 541-682-5111.

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