A 48-year-old Corvallis man was killed Tuesday night when he was hit by a vehicle on Highway 99 just south of Northwest Circle Boulevard, the Corvallis Police Department reported.
Law enforcement personnel were dispatched to the scene at 9:11 p.m., following an emergency call that was made by the driver of the vehicle that hit the pedestrian. Upon arrival, police discovered that the man was deceased as a result of the crash. The man’s name was not immediately released pending next-of-kin notification.
According to police, the driver reported that they were traveling southbound at the time of the crash. The driver remained at the scene and fully cooperated with investigators.
In addition to police, Corvallis Fire Department personnel also responded to the scene.
Highway 99 was closed between Northwest Circle Boulevard and Northwest Buchanan for approximately three hours. Members of the Corvallis Police Department’s Major Accident Investigation Team and detectives responded to assist with the investigation.
The Corvallis Police Department is seeking any additional information related to the crash, including unidentified witnesses. For those with information, contact Det. Derrick Samuels at 541-766-6982 or firstname.lastname@example.org.