MADRAS, OR -- A pedestrian died while crossing Highway 97 last night near milepost 108.
On Wednesday, March 14, 2019, at approximately 9:20 P.M. Oregon State Police and Emergency Personnel responded to a vehicle crash. Their investigation shows a commercial motor vehicle stopped on the Northbound shoulder and its operator got out and started to cross the road.
28-year-old Megan Kelly of Bend was traveling southbound, and struck the pedestrian.
The pedestrian sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. Their name will be released when next of kin has been notified. Kelly was transported to St. Charles in Bend.
OSP was assisted by Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Emergency Medical Services, and ODOT.
UPDATE: 08/16/2019 The pedestrian who died has been identified as Sarabjit Singh (66) of Kent, WA.