UPDATE: (From a Klamath Falls Police Department press release) Police have identified the victim as Andrea Louise Campos (2/1/61). Investigators determined Mrs. Campos was walking northbound on the sidewalk on Crater Lake Parkway just prior to the crash. It appeared Mrs. Campos had crossed the street in a dark section of the roadway between intersections and where there were no crosswalks. Mrs. Campos walked in front of a motor vehicle traveling southbound on Crater Lake Parkway and causing the collision. The 25 year old male driver remained on scene and is cooperating with the investigation. The preliminary findings do not indicate the driver of any criminal liability, and alcohol is suspected as a contributing factor regarding the pedestrian. This investigation is ongoing and if any person has additional information regarding this investigation, they are asked to call Detective Sean Ferns at (541) 883-5336.
Klamath Falls, Ore. – A woman is dead after being hit by a car Sunday evening in Klamath Falls.
Detective Labeads Yahwhee of the Klamath Falls Police Department says the crash happened Sunday night not far from downtown Klamath Falls. “Officers responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian crash just after 7:30 P.M. in the area of Crater Lake Parkway and Pacific Terrace.”
The names of the person killed, and the driver of the vehicle have not been released.
“We are still conducting the investigation.” Notes Detective Yahwhee. “We do have a female victim, and a male driver at this point.”
Police have not made any arrests, or issued any citations.
“Once the investigation is complete, the reports will be sent over the the District Attorney’s office for review.” Yahwhee noted.
The accident forced the closure of a section of Crater Lake Parkway between Main and Esplanade Streets for several hours.