By News-Register staff • 

Pedestrian struck by vehicle


A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle about 6:30 p.m. Monday in the 900 block of S.W. Baker St., according to McMinnville police.

Capt. Tim Symons gave this account:

Ricky Tolbert, 56, of McMinnville, was attempting to cross Baker when he was hit by a northbound 1997 Toyota Camry driven by Jennifer Clark, 33, of McMinnville. She remained on scene and is cooperating with the investigation.

Tolbert was attempting to cross the street outside of a designated crosswalk, he was wearing dark, non-contrasting clothing and was possibly intoxicated.

He was transported by McMinnville Fire Department ambulance to the Willamette Valley Medical Center and transferred by Lfie Flight helicopter to Oregon Health & Science University in Portland. A hospital spokesperson said information regarding his condition could not be released.

Anyone with information about the incident should contact officer Nathan Anderson at 503-343-7307 or


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