Bend pedestrian killed crossing South Third St.
Jan 09,2007 00:00 by Richard Burton

A Bend man was struck and killed while attempting to cross South Third Street Monday night, police said.  The victim’s name is being withheld pending notification of family members, and police are seeking assistance from anyone who may have witnessed the accident.

Bend Police officers were called to 61395 South Third Street about 9:15 p.m. January 8 to a report of a vehicle vs. pedestrian crash, and found the 48-year old victim lying in the middle of the street, said Sgt. Tom Pine.   Bend Fire paramedics transported the man to St. Charles Medical Center-Bend where he later died of his injuries.

Preliminary investigation revealed the victim was struck by a northbound vehicle as he attempted to cross Third Street near Wendy’s restaurant and Scandia RV Park.  The driver and passenger of the vehicle were not injured.

The investigation is ongoing, and anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked to contact the Bend Police Department at 322.2960.