Update (01/02/18 5:37 p.m.) – Police identified a man who was struck and killed by an SUV in Medford.
The Medford Police Department said 63-year-old Richard Bengston was hit by an SUV while crossing South Central Avenue.
The driver of the SUV, identified only as a 25-year-old Central POint man, stayed at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation.
MPD said the driver hasn’t been charged and they don’t believe he was impaired.
According to Medford Police a pedestrian in the roadway was struck and killed by a car traveling southbound.
The older male pedestrian was not crossing at a crosswalk.
Now, police will work to recreate the scene and determine how the accident occurred.
“We have some video that we’re looking at, shows that it’s limited lighting, it was twilight, still foggy out, visibility was reduced,” said Sgt. Don Lane with Medford Police.
The driver of the car is cooperating with police and police say it’s unlikely criminal charges will be filed.
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