OSP says 44-year-old Klamath Falls Meachelle Steele died in the accident. It happened on the Highway 97 overpass at the southwest end of Main Street just after 1:30 p.m.
According to OSP, another driver drifted into Steele’s lane before the near head-on collision. Oregon State Police says that distracted driving may have played a role in the crash and the driver is cooperating with the investigation.
NBC5 News Reporter Miles Furuichi graduated from Chapman University with degrees in English and Journalism. He received post graduate experience in Los Angeles in photojournalism and commercial photography. He also spent time in Dublin, Ireland working in print journalism and advertising.
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