At 8:54 p.m. on February 23, Eugene Police officers were called to respond to a vehicle-pedestrian crash on Hwy. 99 near Fairfield. The pedestrian was deceased on scene. Preliminary information indicates one or possibly two vehicles were going northbound on Hwy. 99 when the crash occurred. Speed is being considered as a factor in the crash. The involved vehicle(s) left the scene and would likely have damage. Eugene Police Major Collision Investigation team is investigating the crash and is asking anyone with information to call 541.682.5138.
Traffic has been shut down on Hwy. 99 in both the southbound and northbound lanes, between Fairfield and Royal. Travelers are advised to find alternative routes.