PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A Wilsonville resident died when he was hit by a car in Salem Tuesday afternoon by a driver who may have been having a medical issue at the time.
Marshall Leslie was in the crosswalk on Center Street NE at 12th Avenue around 2:45 p.m. when a Cadillac SUV ran a red light on 12th. The 27-year-old died at the scene.
The driver, 35-year-old Willie Dempsey of Salem, stayed at the scene and was later taken to a nearby hospital for an evaluation.
Investigators said Dempsey may have been having a medical issue at that time. The case remains open and no citations have been given.