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.
Dear God I pray you wrap your loving arms around the family and close friends of this young life that has been taken. I pray you give them your love, strength and guidance to help them through this unimaginable pain they feel. I pray in Jesus’ Mighty and Beautiful name, amen.
What a terrible event in our community. May this young man rest in peace and may his family have the strength to bear his loss.
My heart goes out to this youngsters family and close friends, may you rest in peace