Amos McLean who was acting erratically in the eastbound lane of Highway 20 at mile post 29 Sunday evening and was hit by a trailer, has died of his injuries. The Highway Patrol says McLean was naked and accosting passing vehicles with tree branches and at one point pulled out a mail carrier box, placed it in the middle of the and then sat down on it. At one point McLean charged the side of a pickup pulling a trailer. McLean pounded the side of the pickup and thrust his body up against it. As the driver quickly pulled away, the trailer hit McLean, throwing him violently to the ground causing massive head injuries.
McLean was transported to the trauma center in Corvallis where he died Wednesday. The OSP says any factors related to McLean’s behavior have not yet been confirmed.