Now police are asking for the public's help figuring out what happened.
Police identified the man as 33-year-old Charles Lewis Irwin. He was last listed as a Springfield resident.
Irwin was found just after 11 p.m. Wednesday on S. Danebo Avenue near W. 11th Avenue.
A bicycle was found nearby. There was not substantial damage to the bicycle, police said. There were no other people or vehicles in the area.
Medics rushed Irwin to the hospital, but he died from his injuries, police said.
"They love between 80 and 90, and they're doing just fine, thank you very much," said Robin Pfeiffer at Pfeiffer Vineyards. "But when it gets up into the mid to high 90s and above, they kind of gather and shut down and they don't do as well as they do at those low temperatures."
Oregon currently has over a dozen wildfires burning over 825 square miles of land. Many of the active conflagrations were sparked when lightning storms moved across the Pacific Northwest region on June 13 and 14.
Lab samples confirmed a stretch of the Willamette River is safe after an abnormal number of dead fish raised health concerns for people swimming or fishing in the area near Eugene/Springfield, emergency management officials said Sunday.
About two-dozen people lined the overpass with American flags and signs on Saturday afternoon for Salem's slice of the big national movement this weekend against illegal immigration.
The organizer of the Salem protest against illegal immigration distanced her group from one woman's statements.
"We have compassion for the people coming here. But it's important they know they can't stay," said Cynthia Kendoll, president of Oregonians for Immigration Reform, the group that helped organize Salem's event. "They need to return to their home countries."
A woman died in a car crash early Sunday morning after police say her vehicle spun out in a curve on Highway 126E near Vida.
Flames from a garage fire in the Bethel district charred the side of a neighboring house Saturday night, causing around $160,000 in damage, the Eugene-Springfield Fire Department said.
Foster care children are getting some support from wine lovers this weekend at the Taste Of Home at Sweet Cheeks Winery.
The non-profit group A Family For Every Child has helped find homes for over 300 of Lane County’s foster care children.
Rebecca Rhodes, a spokeswoman for the group, said there are currently 1,000 children from Lane County still waiting to find a home. Money raised at the Taste Of Home event goes to helping unite those kids with a family.
The Howard Buford Recreation Area was reopened Saturday after officials closed the county park to let fire crews fight a wildland fire that consumed over an acre of land.
An attic fire inside a South Eugene home spread Saturday morning, burning a large portion of the back side of the house.
No one was inside the burning home when firefighters arrived on-scene, officials said.
Firefighters responded to the house on Lincoln Street just after 6:30 a.m. Saturday to find smoke billowing from the roof.
A man was taken to the hospital Saturday morning after he slid out while turning his motorcycle onto Chambers from 6th St., Eugene Police said.