Pedestrian fatality on Hwy 126E - Lane County

Oregon State Police 

On Thursday, March 28, 2019 at approximately 11:45 PM Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to the report of a vehicle hitting a pedestrian on Hwy 126E ( McKenzie Hwy) near milepost 31.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a 1995 Mitsubishi Montero, operated by Randall Norris (58) of Vida, was westbound on Hwy 126E when he struck a pedestrian, Michael Juden (28) of Vida, that was walking in the roadway.

Juden sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.

Norris is cooperating with the investigation.

OSP was assisted by Central Lane Fire Department and ODOT.