Fatal Crash on 140 near Klamath Falls

Fatal Crash on 140 near Klamath Falls

Oregon State Police is continuing the investigation into Thursday morning’s crash on Highway 140W near Klamath Falls. 

On May 9, 2019, at about 10:00 AM, OSP troopers and first responders were dispatched to a two vehicle fatal crash on Highway 140W near milepost 66, approximately a mile west of the Running Y Ranch. 

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Head On Crash near Rocky Point Injures Two, One Critical

Head On Crash near Rocky Point Injures Two, One Critical

A two-vehicle head-on crash occurred Friday, March 1, 2019, just after 6:00 PM along Highway 140 west of Klamath Falls, Ore.

Minutes before the crash, a driving complaint had been called into 9-1-1 on a Chevrolet Silverado reportedly driving in the oncoming lane. Shortly thereafter, a second call came into 9-1-1 reporting the crash near Varney Creek Road in Rocky Point.

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Icy Conditions Cause Christmas Day Crash into Klamath Lake

Icy Conditions Cause Christmas Day Crash into Klamath Lake

On Christmas Day, Katherine Jo Maxwell, 39 of Klamath Falls was traveling westbound on Oregon Highway 140 west of Klamath Falls. Near mile marker 58, Maxwell lost control on the icy roadway causing her Ford Five Hundred to slide into Upper Klamath Lake where it became partially submerged.  

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Bonanza Man Dead, Other Locals Injured Following Crash on Highway 140

Bonanza Man Dead, Other Locals Injured Following Crash on Highway 140

On Thursday, October 4, 2018, at approximately 5:00pm, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle crash on Highway 140 near milepost 14.5 in Jackson County.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a Dodge Neon, operated by Richard Cota (37) of Bonanza, was traveling eastbound, in the westbound lane, passing eastbound vehicles at a high rate of speed in a no-passing zone.  

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Single Vehicle Fatal Crash on HWY 140 Near Mile 44

Single Vehicle Fatal Crash on HWY 140 Near Mile 44

On December 6, 2017, at about 11:51 p.m., Oregon State Police (OSP) Troopers responded to a report of a single-vehicle crash on Highway 140 (Warner Highway), 44 miles east of Klamath Falls in Klamath County.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a 1999 Ford F150 pickup, operated by Carol Lynn Peterson, age 26, of Bonanza, was westbound when for unknown reasons, left the roadway and overturned. Peterson was ejected from the vehicle and died from injuries sustained in the crash.

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Shady Cove Man Loses Life in 140 Crash

Shady Cove Man Loses Life in 140 Crash

On November 22, 2017 at approximately 9:30 AM, Troopers from the Central Point Area Command responded to a 2 vehicle crash on Highway 140 near milepost 22 that had both lanes blocked. The incident location is in Jackson County and is approximately 25 miles east of Medford. 

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