WALDPORT, Ore. -- A driver hit and killed a 51-year-old man that was walking along Highway 101 Friday morning, the Oregon State Police said.
OSP officials said that Darrell Bean, 65 of Yachats, was driving his Chrysler PT Cruiser north on Hwy 101 Friday morning when at about 5:30 a.m. he hit a man walking near milepost 158, just south of Waldport.
The man, later identified as 51-year-old Waldport resident Peter Borgman, was pronounced dead at the scene.
OSP investigators are looking into any other contributing factors leading to the crash. Investigators are are also trying to confirm if the man was walking next to the road or if he was in the roadway when he was hit.
The incident closed the Hwy 101 to traffic for four hours while responders and investigators worked the scene.