EUGENE, Ore. (KOIN) — Two cars in Eugene were reportedly racing when one of them struck and killed a pedestrian Tuesday afternoon, officials said.
Shortly after 1 p.m., 2 cars were allegedly speed racing while traveling westbound on Mathews Road when one of them lost control and hit a man, Oregon State Police said.
The pedestrian, later identified as 45-year-old Roland E. Vilette, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The drivers who were racing are juveniles, and their names will not be released.
KOIN 6 News will provide updates to this story as they become available.