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Man hit, killed by car on Hwy 99 in Cottage Grove

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COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. - A man died Friday morning after he was hit by a car on Highway 99.

Police say a woman hit the man on with her car on Highway 99 near Sweet Lane around 3 a.m.

The driver initially believed she had hit a deer, she told police.

Police said she is cooperating with the investigation.

The man's name has not been released pending notification of his family.

Investigators have only said that he was wearing dark clothing and is in his 20s.