On November 28th 2023 around 6:19 AM a citizen traveling on S. Crestline Drive in Waldport observed an elderly male laying on the shoulder of the roadway, in the 3000 block of S. Crestline Drive. The citizen rendered aid and called 911. Deputies with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office arrived and assisted performing CPR until additional Emergency Medical Services (EMS) arrived.
At 6:58 AM EMS professionals determined the elderly male was deceased. The preliminary investigation revealed there were no signs of trauma or foul play. The man has been identified as 84-year old Daniel W. Sagaitis of Waldport. Investigation showed Mr. Sagaitis was on his morning walk when it is believed he exoerienced an unknnown medical condition.