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SPRINGFIELD - A 72-year-old woman died Saturday after being struck by a pickup truck in a pedestrian A pedestrian is a person travelling on foot, whether walking or running. In modern times, the term mostly refers to someone walking on a road or footpath, but this was not the case historically. History
Walking is the primary means of human locomotion. safety zone near a bus stop at 1920 Olympic St. in Springfield. Police had not yet notified relatives and her identity was not released Saturday.
Springfield Police Sgt. John King said the woman, dressed in dark clothing and pulling a wheeled backpack, was struck by a westbound vehicle driven by 23-year-old Brittany Vandermeer of Springfield. The preliminary investigation determined drugs and alcohol did not play a role in the crash.
"Indications are she just didn't see the pedestrian," King said.
Vandermeer stopped and cooperated with police. Several bystanders gave aid until an ambulance arrived. The victim died on the way to the hospital, King said.
Vandermeer was traveling with her husband and children. No one in the truck was injured in·jure
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2. To cause damage to; impair.
3 arrested in Springfield on drug charges
SPRINGFIELD - Springfield police arrested three men and seized seized (seised) n. 1) having ownership, commonly used in wills as "I give all the property of which I die seized as follows:...." 2) having taken possession of evidence for use in a criminal prosecution. 3) having taken property or a person by force. (See: seisin, seizure) 3 pounds of methamphetamine methamphetamine (mĕth'ămfĕt`əmēn): see amphetamine; methedrine. and more than $16,000 in cash Saturday at a Gateway area motel.
Police arrested 19-year-old Juan Jose Guzman of Springfield; Jose Roberto Barajas, 18, of Woodburn; and Jorge TorresMartinez, 24, whose address is not known. All three were taken to the Lane County Jail.
"Excellent observations and cooperation from motel staff" led to the arrests, Police Sgt. Rich Charboneau said.
- From news service reports