State police say Dale Heggem, 76, was driving a minivan at a high rate of speed when he veered off the road and struck a tree.
The Salem Police Department said it had made no arrests in the shooting as of Thursday afternoon.
Salem’s holiday lights display in Riverfront Park kicks off Friday at 5 p.m. with free events including horse and carriage rides and a handbell performance.
Marion County Commissioners on Wednesday will consider a contract for insurance broker and consulting services for county employee benefits, as well as purchasing a television pipe van to inspect east Salem’s stormwater system.
The federal charges against Phillip Thomas come more than four months after he was arrested as part of a Salem police investigation into mixed drugs being sold in the city.
Salem police said Monday they did not know the cause of the explosion, and their investigation is still underway.
Jose Alberto Guzman Guzman faces charges including manslaughter, driving under the influence and hit-and -run after his passenger, Jose Milian Milian, was killed in the crash.
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday the driver remained at the scene, and there is no indication speed or impairment contributed to the crash.
Commissioners on Wednesday will consider a $6.31 million contract with the state for housing assistance and residential behavioral health treatment. The board postponed a vote to accept the funding at a Sept. 21 meeting.
Marion County Commissioners meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday in the Senator Hearing Room at 555 Court Street N.E. The meeting is streamed live on YouTube.