Marion County Deputies Seek Tips in Hit & Run Investigation

Posted on September 28, 2022

On September 24, 2022, at approximately 10:15 a.m., a 911 caller reported bicyclist had been struck by a car at the intersection of Howell Prairie Road NE and Hazelgreen Road NE, east of Salem. Witnesses told deputies the involved car, a “cherry red” hatchback fled from the scene. The bicyclist, a 70-year-old female, was taken to a local hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Deputies are seeking anyone who may have video footage from the area or who has information to help identify the driver or vehicle involved in the crash. Tipsters can contact Sr. Deputy Todd Sphoon at or can call our non-emergency number at 503-588-5032 at reference case #22-15139. Anonymous tips can be submitted by texting TIPMCSO and your tip to 847411.

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