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Posted on: March 22, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Fatal Vehicle-Bicycle Crash and Road Closure at W. 11th and Greenhill

UPDATE:

The driver is identified as Charles R. Kneisler, age 63, of Springfield.

The bicyclist’s name is being withheld until her family has been notified.

Previously Released Information:

At 11:40 p.m., March 21, Eugene Police and Eugene Springfield Fire and EMS responded to a crash between a vehicle and a bicycle on West 11th Avenue just east of Greenhill Road. The involved male driver, age 63, called 911 to report the crash. Responding EPD officers arrived on scene and located a female bicyclist, age 36, deceased at the scene.


The driver was in a Toyota Scion traveling east on W. 11th just passing Greenhill Road when the crash occurred. Eugene Police Major Collision Investigation team has responded to investigate.


West 11th is closed at Greenhill and Beltline (from Ed Cone to Greenhill) and is anticipated to be closed for at least another two hours. Oregon Department of Transportation has responded to the scene to assist with traffic control and direction.

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