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News Release
Fatal Crash on Hwy 39-Klamath County - 11/21/21

On Saturday, November 20th, 2021 at approximately 6:20 AM, Oregon State Police troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a vehicle versus pedestrian crash on Highway 39 near Hope Street. 

Preliminary investigation revealed a white Chevrolet truck, operated by Hector Miranda Cruz (35) of Klamath Falls, was eastbound when it struck a pedestrian, Dennis Reeder (70) of Klamath Falls, who was in the travel lanes. 

Reeder sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased. 

OSP was assisted by the Klamath County Fire District 1 and the Oregon Department of Transportation.

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