On Monday, December 19, 2022, at approximately 7:35 PM, the Oregon State Police responded to a multi-vehicle crash at the intersection of Hwy 66 and Clover Creek Rd, in Klamath County.

The preliminary investigation indicated a maroon 2006 Ford Escape, operated by Elijah Nathanial Allen (26) of White City, was stopped at the intersection of Hwy 66 and Clover Creek Road. The driver of the Ford Escape pulled out in front of silver a 2012 Dodge Ram 2500, operated by Michael Hormann (68) of Klamath Falls, that was traveling westbound on Hwy 66. A side impact collision occurred on the drivers side of the Ford Escape. The driver of the Escape was pronounced deceased at the scene due to injuries from the crash. The occupants of the Dodge Ram were uninjured.

The roadway was closed for approximately 7 hours while the investigation was conducted.

OSP was assisted by the Klamath County Sheriff’s Department, the Keno Fire District, and ODOT.