On Friday April 28, 2023 at approximately 11:00PM, Klamath County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to the area of Teare Ln and E. Langell Valley Rd near the town of Bonanza, on a report of a motor vehicle crash. Upon arrival deputies made contact with crews from Bonanza Fire who were attempting to extricate a 17-year-old juvenile.

Following extrication fire personnel as well as ambulance personnel from Klamath County Fire District 1 attempted life saving measures without success. KCSO detectives are working with Oregon State Police crash reconstruction investigators to determine the cause and circumstances leading to the crash.

The name of the juvenile was not released.