According to the Salem Police Department, a Salem man was struck and killed Saturday night after leaving a local bar.
SPD dispatch was notified of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle in front of Luke’s Tavern on West Mulberry Street at approximately 9:45p.
Officers arrived at approximately 9:48p.
According to witness statements, police said, Gregory Lee Shell, 48, Salem, had just left Luke’s Tavern and was walking Southbound across West Mulberry Street.
Shell was struck by a vehicle and was prounounced dead at the scene.
Witnesses said a semi tractor trailer and another vehicle could have been involved. Washington County Sheriff’s Deputies, SPD and the Washington County Coroner’s office are working to continue the investigation.
Police said a reconstruction of the accident was being conducted to determine which vehicle struck Shell.
Funeral arrangements are pending. Stay tuned to WSLM for additional information on this and other stories.