Police identify pedestrian killed near Riverfront Park

Police have identified Salem resident Rodric Kenyon Drolshagen, 72, as the man hit and killed in a crosswalk on Northeast Front Street Wednesday morning.

Drolshagen was crossing the street with his dog when a black Ford Explorer hit him leaving the Riverfront Park carousel parking lot. The dog was not injured and is in the process of being reunited with family members, police said.

Portions of Northeast Front and Commercial Streets were closed Monday morning as police investigated the crash.

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