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News Release
Corvallis Police Investigating Pedestrian Hit and Run Crash near OSU Campus - 09/27/22

Corvallis Police Investigating Pedestrian Hit and Run Crash near OSU Campus


On September 26, 2022 at approximately 6:21 pm, the Corvallis Regional Communications Center received an emergency call reporting a crash involving a pedestrian occurred at the intersection of NW 26th St and NW Harrison Blvd. It was reported a witness observed someone on the ground and the vehicle involved left the scene traveling west bound on NW Harrison Blvd. Corvallis Police Department personnel and Corvallis Fire Department personnel responded to the scene. 


Upon arrival it was determined the pedestrian suffered extensive injuries as a result of the crash. The pedestrian was transported to the Corvallis Good Samaritan Regional Medical facility and is receiving treatment for traumatic injuries. The pedestrian was identified as Oregon State University Student, Aliyah Lopez (21 yoa). 


The intersection was closed for approximately five hours for the investigation. Members of the Corvallis Police Department Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) and Detectives responded to assist with the investigation. 


Based on the investigation Corvallis Police Detectives are looking for beige or champagne colored full sized sport utility vehicle similar to a Chevrolet Tahoe or a full sized pickup truck with canopy. There was no license plate information or specific vehicle make and model information. Detectives are currently seeking any information related to the crash to include unidentified witnesses. If you have any information regarding the crash please contact Detective Mark Smith at 541-766-6976 or











Note: At this time there is no additional information available related to this incident. Any updates on the investigation will come from the Benton County District Attorney’s Office and requests for additional information should be directed there. 

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