NBPD release – On 07/12/2021 at approximately 9:51 PM, The North Bend Police Department received a report of a male wearing dark clothing and walking in the middle of the roadway in the 3200 block of Tremont Avenue (Highway 101 North Bound). An officer arrived at approximately 9:53 PM and located the male laying in the middle of the roadway who had just been struck by a semi-truck. The male, 70-year-old Michael Petrie of Portland, was transported to Bay Area Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. The Coos County Crash Team was activated and assisted in the investigation. Per the Coos County District Attorney’s Office, no charges will be filed against the driver of the semi-truck.

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