NEWPORT, Ore. – An Oregon man is facing a charge of criminally-negligent homicide in the death of a Seattle man who was dribbling a soccer ball to the World Cup match in Brazil.
Richard Swanson was struck and killed by a car while walking south along the shoulder of U.S. Highway 101 in Lincoln County, Oregon, on May 14.
The driver, 52-year-old Scott Van Hiatt of Neskowin, Oregon, was arrested yesterday.
His bail has been set at $50,000.
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