SHERIFF: Philomath hit-and-run leaves one dead, another injured

Philomath hit-and-run leaves one dead, another injured.

PHILOMATH, Ore. - A hit-and-run left one pedestrian dead and another injured on Saturday morning on Highway 20 in Philomath.

Deputies responded to the scene of the accident at approximately 10:27 a.m., which occurred on Newton and Main Street in Philomath.

Undersheriff Riddler, with the Benton County Sheriff's Office, confirmed that a white Ford pickup struck the two pedestrians, then fled the scene.

The pickup was later located at Priest Road and Hwy 20, approximately 10 minutes away from the scene of the accident.

DEVELOPING STORY | Will update as more information is made available.

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