Sisters man struck and killed walking across Hwy 20

A 70-year-old Sisters man was struck and killed Saturday morning crossing Highway 20, according to Oregon State Police.

The accident happened about about 5:18 a.m. just outside of town near Tollgate Road.

Preliminary investigation revealed that an International box truck, operated by a 37-year-old Portland man was heading east on the highway when a pedestrian, Richard Vogt of Sisters, crossed the highway in front of the truck and was struck.

The driver of the truck called 911 and is cooperating with the investigation.

Vogt was pronounced dead at the scene.

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