From Lincoln City Police
On Monday, August 25, 2014 at approximately 5:07pm a female pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and severely injured. She was transported to OHSU Medical Center in Portland. On Wednesday, August 27, 2014 the investigating officer from Lincoln City Police Department (LCPD) was notified that she has died as a result of her injuries.
The victim, Roberta L. Morton, age 61, of Gales Ferry CT, was struck by a 2000 Ford F250 Pickup. Morton was legally crossing Hwy 101 from the west side to the east side in the crosswalk at NW 6th Street in Lincoln City. The driver of the pickup, Ronald E. Hults, age 57, of Lincoln city, was entering Hwy 101 from NE 6th Street and making a left turn across the crosswalk to south bound Hwy 101. He remained at the scene and has been cooperating with the continuing investigation.
Hults was cited for Failure to Stop and Remain Stopped for a Pedestrian (Violation).