Thursday night around 9 P.M., a Saturn driven by 78 year old Robert Towler of Madras was westbound on Highway 26 when he saw a man walking in the darkness in the traffic lane.
He attempted to avoid him, but hit him.
The pedestrian, 52 year old Michael Thompson of Madras was taken to St. Charles in Madras where he later died.
OSP trooopers are continuing to investigate the crash.
Ferguson Road closed between 15th Street and King Solomon Lane. (6/13)
Murphy Road and Parrell Road closed with detours. (9/30)
Powell Butte Highway at Neff and Alfalfa Market Roads (8/31)
Lane closures, flaggers on Skyliners Road (5/25)
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