Hit-and-run driver kills man walking bike in Salem


The crash happened on McGilcrist Street SE near 22nd Street SE

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A man was killed late Tuesday night in Salem by a driver who didn’t stop after hitting him, police said.

Mario Lopez-Lopez was walking his bike along the shoulder of McGilchrist Street SE near 22nd Street SE when he was hit at about 11:30 p.m., according to the Salem Police Department.

Officers found the 44-year-old lying on the north shoulder of McGilcrist but he died at the scene.

Gilchrist was closed for several hours for an investigation. Anyone with information about the driver and/or the vehicle, or anyone who was in the area at the time of the crash, should call the police tip line at 503.588.8477.

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