PHOENIX, Ore. - On Saturday morning, the Jackson County Sheriff's Office responded to a fatal hit-and-run motor vehicle crash on Pioneer Road near Phoenix, Ore.
The suspect fled the scene, and the female bicyclist was pronounced dead.
The suspect returned, and is currently in custody under investigation.
JCSO Detectives, Serious Traffic Accident Reconstruction (STAR) Team, Medical Examiners and the Jackson County District Attorney’s (DA) office are assisting with the investigation.
The victim’s name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
Pioneer Rd. will be closed between Hilsinger Rd. and Coleman Creek Rd. for the next several hours for investigation and crash reconstruction.
Newswatch 12 will continue to provide more details as they become available.