Bicyclist dies after hit by car in Salem

Bicyclist dies after hit by car in Salem »Play Video
The scene of Wednesday night's accident.

SALEM, Ore. – A man in his 60s died Wednesday night after being hit by a car, according to Salem police.

The man was riding his bicycle across Portland Road near Wayside NE when he was hit. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police are not yet releasing his identity pending the notification of family.

The northbound lanes of Portland Road were closed at Phil Frey Drive NE for several hours.

The lanes were reopened but police said the investigation is continuing.

Police released no other details.