Police identify victim of hit-and-run

A 70-year-old cyclist was killed in a hit-and-run incident in Windsor Island Road Friday, Oct. 9.

Keizer police identified the victim Monday, Oct. 9, as Andrew Otho Polston. Polston was riding his bike legally on Windsor Island Road about 12:30 p.m. when he was hit by 93-year-old Robert E. Lindsey, of Salem, who was driving a 1973 Dodge van. Lindsey was not arrested and police did not disclose how he became a suspect.

Officers found Polston dead at the scene and neither the vehicle or the driver remained on the scene. The case will be turned over the the Marion County District Attorney’s Office once the investigation is complete.