In the early morning hours of February 23, 2019, Klamath County 9-1-1 received a report of a single vehicle rollover with injuries on Spring Lake Road - near the intersection of Old Midland Road.
Witnesses and first responders attempted live-saving measures on the driver and lone occupant of the vehicle, Levi James Ditmore, 26, of Merrill. Ditmore was later pronounced deceased at the scene as a result of the injuries sustained during the crash.
Klamath County Sheriff’s deputies, along with Klamath County Fire District 1, and Kingsley Field Fire Department responded to the call.
Alcohol and speed are being investigated as factors in the crash.