On May 13, 2022 at approximately 4:05 p.m., The Klamath Falls Police Department, Oregon State Police and Klamath County Fire District #1 responded to the intersection of North 3rd St. and McKinley St on a vehicle versus bicyclist crash. Upon arrival, a KFPD officer found a 10-year-old female down in the roadway near a heavily damaged bicycle. The juvenile was not breathing and did not have a pulse. Officers and troopers initiated CPR until personnel from K.C.F.D. #1 arrived on scene and transported the juvenile to Sky Lakes Medical Center. Unfortunately, after an intensive effort by emergency department staff, paramedics and officers; the juvenile female succumbed to her injuries, and she was pronounced deceased.
The vehicle involved in the crash remained on scene and the driver was cooperative with the investigation. At this time it doesn’t appear criminal, but the investigation is continuing and no further information will be released at this time. Anyone with additional information is encouraged to contact the Klamath Falls Police Department at 541-883-5336. Members of the public can also contact the Klamath Falls Police Department anonymous tip line at 541-883-5334.