ROSEBURG, Ore. -- A bicyclist was struck by a pickup just before 8:30 a.m. Wednesday morning on Highway 99 south of Roseburg.
The sheriff's office said the pickup driver, 22-year-old Gayge Dittmer of Tenmile, was traveling north on Highway 99 S when he veered over the fog line and struck bicyclist Nathan Babb, 30, of Roseburg, who was also traveling north.
The road was down to one lane while police investigated the crash.
The bicyclist was transported to the hospital with serious head injuries. Officials said Babb was not wearing a helmet.
Medical personnel said Babb was conscious and breathing when he was was taken away by ambulance.
Both the pickup and the man on the bike were headed northbound about 50 yards south from the Clyde from Glide wrecking yard.
Babb was later transported to a Eugene area hospital, and family members told KPIC News that he was doing well after having surgery on a broken leg.
Deputies are still investigating.