Teen dies in car crash near Bonanza


A 17-year-old passed away after the teen was involved in a car crash near the town of Bonanza Friday evening. 

Around 11:00 p.m., Klamath County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to the area of Teare Ln. and E. Langell Valley Rd.  on a report of a motor vehicle crash.

Upon arrival deputies made contact with crews from Bonanza Fire who were attempting to extricate the 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 circumstance leading up to the crash.


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