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."
DuneFest is officially under way, with thousands of riders seeking the most fun you can have on sand.
And while everything's set for a fun weekend, it can also be a dangerous one.
"We're going to have anywhere between 8,000 and 10,000 people out here," said Rich Patten, safety coordinator. "Just the dynamics of safety are huge."
Searchers on horseback Thursday morning found a teen missing from a wilderness program in Central Oregon since early Wednesday morning.
Search and rescue workers found Kevin Mulert, 18, about 1 1/2 miles southeast of the camp.
Searchers provided initial medical care and water as it appeared he was dehydrated.
Oregon State Police said a National Guard helicopter was reportedly taking him to St. Charles Medical Center in Bend for an examination.
A former Shasta Middle School teacher and his twin brother are back in Lane County, charged with 20 counts each of encouraging child sex abuse.
The line was out the door Wednesday at WorkSource Lane for a job fair.
Allof these prospective employees knew one another: their jobs went up in smoke along with the Swanson Mill July 17 in Springfield.
The fire destroyed the mill, leaving 250 people out of work.
Search and rescue teams gathered in McMinnville on Wednesday to begin searching Yamhill County for a missing Dundee mom who has not been seen since Thursday.
Last year, the state legislature passed a law requiring children 7 and younger to undergo a vision screening before entering public school.
According to Joannah Vaughan, director of the preschool vision screening program at Elks Children’s Eye Clinic, this is critical. Approximately 15 percent of children have vision problems that can be corrected through early detection.
As the temperature climbs, Foster Lake near Sweet Home beckons to families to come enjoy themselves.
Gonorrhea rates have skyrocketed in Lane County.
"What we recognize is our population between 2010 and 2013 has only increased 1 percent," said Cindy Morgan with Lane County Public Health, "and yet the number of cases - the rate - has increased about 800 percent."