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Craig Macfie has died, according to a release sent out tonight by Eugene Police.
Macfie, a 24-year-0ld University of Oregon student, was hit by a car while riding his bike on 11th Avenue about 2:30 a.m. Friday. He had been at RiverBend hospital since then.
Earlier post has a few more details about the collision and the arrest of the 21-year-old motorist, Patrick Compton, on DUII and other charges.
The release sent out by Eugene Police spokeswoman Melinda McLaughlin adds: “Any help you can provide in asking witnesses to come forward would be greatly appreciated. Please direct folks who witnessed the crash to contact Officer Scott Dillon at 541-682-5157.”