UPDATE ON JAUARY 5, 2021
Eugene Police MCI is able to release the names of the involved people today:
Pedestrian, deceased: Tony Curtis Lockhart, age 61, of Eugene
Driver: John Charles Louis Mason, age 41, of Cottage Grove
UPDATE ON JANUARY 2, 2021:
The crash involved a male pedestrian, age 61, and a male driver, age 41. The pedestrian was crossing River Road near the DariMart at E. Maynard Avenue and was struck in a northbound lane. The driver stopped and called 911. There was no indication of driver impairment. There was inclement weather and dark conditions. The pedestrian was wearing non-contrasting clothing. The investigation is continuing. EPD is withholding the identities to give the family compassionate time to notify their circle of family and friends.
PREVIOUSLY RELEASED INFORMATION:
Eugene Police Major Collision Investigation team is investigating a fatal pedestrian-vehicle crash that occurred at River Road/Maynard Avenue around 7:21 p.m. today, January 1, 2021. Please avoid the area to allow access to emergency personnel.
Case Number 2100032