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Peter Micheal Linden, 74, killed in bicycle accident on U.S. 30 west of Rainier, Oregon
Modified Date:Sun, 08/31/2014 - 12:12pm
Accident Date:Saturday, August 30, 2014
Oregon State Police identified the victim of a fatal bicycle/truck accident Saturday afternoon as Peter Michael Linden of St. Helens.
A 74-year-old St. Helens man was killed while biking near Rainier Saturday after being struck by a hit-and-run driver who was apparently texting, police said.
Kristopher Lee Woodruff, 34, was driving westbound and became distracted while looking at a text message on his phone. His vehicle traveled onto the shoulder where it struck Linden's bicycle. Linden died at the scene.
Topics:Cell Phone - Texting
Peter Michael Linden
Kristopher Lee Woodruff
County:Columbia County, OR