Deputies: Teen hits, kills person walking in Salem street


The 16-year-old driver called 911 and stayed at the scene, officials said

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PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A pedestrian was hit by a car and killed while walking in a road late Thursday night in Salem, officials said.

The crash happened in the 7500 block of Northeast Lakeside Drive shortly before 10:45 p.m.

Marion County deputies said the pedestrian died at the scene.

The driver — a 16-year-old from Keizer — stayed at the scene and was the one to call 911 after the collision happened, deputies said.

Investigators said the pedestrian seemed to have been walking in the road at the time of the crash.

Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in this ongoing investigation.

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