Fatal crash on US97 claims life of Klamath Falls man


On Saturday, November 9, 2019, at approximately 10:48 P.M. Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a single-vehicle crash on US97 near milepost 281 north of Midland, Ore.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a red Honda Civic, operated by William Ogle (23) of Klamath Falls, was traveling north on Hwy 97 when for unknown reasons left the roadway and rolled several times.

Ogle sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.

Hwy 97 was reduced to one lane for approximately one hour following the crash.

The Oregon State Police was assisted by Klamath County Fire District #1 and the Oregon Department of Transportation.

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