Corvallis cyclist hit, killed by motorist

Marion County

Investigation remains open

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A Corvallis cyclist died after being struck by a driver on a road between Lebanon and Sweet Home.

The Statesman Journal reports deputies responded to Old Santiam Highway at the intersection with Fairview Road Thursday morning, according to the Linn County Sheriff’s office. An investigation found that a 17-year-old driver in a Toyota pickup struck 60-year-old Kenneth Haigler as the pickup crossed the intersection with Old Santiam Highway. Haigler was pronounced dead at the scene.

No charges have been filed. The incident remains under investigation.

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