A fatal car vs pedestrian accident occurred last night on HIghway 97 near Milepost 204 in front of the Chemult Chevron.

At 11:13pm last night OSP and Fire rescue crews responded to a car vs pedestrian crash. Upon arrival a male adult was found deceased.

Initial information is that the male adult walked in front of a car traveling at highway speeds. OSP is investigating the crash. Highway 97 was closed in both directions during the investigation and is now open.

Note: A Klamath Alerts reader who lives near the scene is reporting the accident occurred near the Chemult rest area. Emergency crews and OSP were dispatched to Mile Post 204 “in front of the Chemult Chevron”. OSP should have a press release later today and we will post that release once it becomes available with updated information.