|Portland Road and Wayside Terrace|
Car v bike crash on Portland rd NE in Salem.Northbound lanes closed for a block twitter.com/KATUMeghan/sta…
— Meghan Kalkstein (@KATUMeghan) November 8, 2012
One has died in Salem car vs bicyclist accident. Happened at Portland Rd NE at Wayside NE early this evening.Update 1, 9:50pm
— KGW News (@KGWNews) November 8, 2012
From the police:
The investigation has thus far determined that a male, approximately in his 60s, was riding a bicycle across Portland Rd near Wayside NE when he was struck by a vehicle. The victim was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The identity of the deceased has not yet been positively confirmed and will not be released until confirmed and next of kin notified. No further details are being released at this time.Update 2, Thursday, midday
From the SJ:
The man who died in a vehicle versus bicycle crash Wednesday evening was identified as a 62-year-old Salem man.
Miguel Maciel-Alejo was crossing Portland Road near Bill Frey Drive NE about 5:45 p.m. when a vehicle struck him.
The driver of the vehicle, Lucas Ferrando, 17, saw the cyclist too late and was not able to stop in time, Salem police Lt. Dave Okada said.
Northbound lanes of Portland Road were blocked until about 9 p.m. No citations have been issued, but Okada said the investigation is ongoing.