Linda Louise Wisher, 74, was hit and killed Tuesday while crossing a driveway on Madrona Avenue west of Commercial Street SE.

A 74-year-old woman was killed Tuesday evening after being struck by a vehicle while walking along the 300 block of Madrona Avenue west of Commerical Street SE, according to the Salem Police Department.

The preliminary investigation revealed Linda Louise Wisher was crossing the driveway to an apartment complex on Madrona Avenue when she was struck by a vehicle exiting the property, police said. Wisher was then dragged several hundred feet.

Motorists traveling eastbound on Madrona Avenue west of Commercial Street SE reported the woman in the roadway, according to police.

Wisher was taken to Salem Health where she died.

The involved vehicle did not remain at the scene, police said.

The Salem Police Department is urging anyone with information to call the Traffic Team at 503-588-6171.

Makenzie Elliott covers breaking news and public safety for The Register-Guard. Reach her at MElliott@gannett.com. Find her on Twitter at @makenzielliott.





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