Driver hits, kills pedestrian in northeast Bend


Two vehicles struck and killed a pedestrian in northeast Bend Tuesday night, according to police.

Bend Police arrived at the area of NE 3rd St and Mervin Samples Road at around 9:30 p.m.

On Tuesday, police said the victim was a 23-year-old man and his next of kin had not yet been notified.

The man was hit by two vehicles – a passenger car and a motorhome – and both drivers are cooperating with police.

Officials said it was a dark stretch of road and the victim was wearing dark clothing and not near a marked crosswalk.

The road was closed for several hours while the crash was investigated.

Updates will be posted as the investigation continues.


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