Sheriff: Albany woman hit by car suffers life-threatening injuries; suspect at large

Linn County Sheriff's Office (LCSO logo; MGN background)

ALBANY, Ore. - Deputies are looking for a car that hit a pedestrian and drove off, leaving the woman with life-threatening injuries.

The Linn County Sheriff's Office responded at 3:28 a.m. Tuesday to a report of a woman lying on the side of Old Salem Road in Millersburg, not far from ATI, the sheriff's office said.

The woman - identified as Rachele Ann Bowes, 38, of Albany - suffered life-threatening injuries, the sheriff's office said.

Detectives suspect Bowes was hit by a dark blue 1999 to 2005 Volkswagen.

"The vehicle will most likely have front end damage," the sheriff's office said.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Detective John Lovik at (541) 967-3950.

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