On August 26, 2022 at approximately 8:11 AM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle crash on Hwy 140W near milepost 58.
Preliminary investigation revealed an eastbound silver Pontiac Grand Am, operated by Justin Vanscoyk (35) of Klamath Falls, crossed over the westbound lane of travel and exited the roadway, into Klamath Lake. The vehicle came to rest on its top and was submerged.
Vanscoyk sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.
Hwy 140W was closed for approximately 1 hour while the scene was investigated.
OSP was assisted by Klamath County Fire District 4 and ODOT.