Deputies Investigate Fatal Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Crash

Douglas Co. Sheriff's Office

ROSEBURG, Ore. - At 9:39 pm, 9-1-1 dispatchers received a report of a vehicle which had struck a pedestrian on Highway 138E near Hatfield Drive. 

Immediately prior to the crash, dispatchers had been receiving reports of a male pedestrian walking in the highway.

Deputies arrived and learned a 2008 Honda Civic, operated by 19 year-old Curtis James Weaver of Roseburg, was traveling east on Highway 138 when he struck a the male pedestrian who was in Weaver's lane of travel and wearing dark clothing. The pedestrian, whose name is being withheld pending next of kin notification, died at the scene.  

Weaver is cooperating with deputies and assisting them in the investigation. 

Crash Reconstructionists are continuing their investigation and are seeking witnesses prior to the collision. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Sheriff's Office at 541-440-4471 referencing case number 19-3595.