Springfield woman hit and killed by van

EUGENE, Ore. - A woman hit by a van Thursday morning later died at the hospital, police said.

Officials said that Tamara Kay Glenn, 45 of Springfield, was crossing Chambers Street at 18th Ave. when at around 8:40 a.m. when a full-sized Chevy van making a turn ran into her.

The driver of the van was later identified as Michael Alston, 44 of Eugene.

Police said that Alston was driving west on 18th when he made a right-hand turn onto Chambers and hit Glenn.

She was taken to the hospital, where she later died.

Officials said that alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the crash.

Investigators are still looking into the crash. They ask anyone who witnesses the incident to call 541-682-5138.

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