MARION COUNTY, Ore. -- On Sunday, July 11, 2021 at approximately 1:45 A.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to hit and run crash on Hwy 551 near milepost 2.
A preliminary investigation revealed that a bicyclist was northbound on the shoulder when it was struck from behind by a vehicle. The involved vehicle did not stay at the scene.The bicyclist was transported to the hospital where they were pronounced deceased.
Evidence recovered at the scene suggest the involved vehicle is a 2008-2014 Subaru Tribeca, white in color, with damage to the front passenger side of the vehicle to include the headlight and passenger side mirror.
OSP is requesting anyone with any information regarding the crash or any information regarding the suspect vehicle to contact the Oregon State Police Northern Command Center at 1-800-442-0776 or *OSP and refer to case #SP21-194026.
OSP was assisted by the Aurora Fire Department, Woodburn Ambulance, and ODOT.