FATAL SINGLE VEHICLE CRASH IN KLAMATH COUNTY, OREGON ON HIGHWAY 140 E

KLAMATH COUNTY, OR - The Oregon State Police is reporting that on Sunday, September 18, 2022 at approximately 6:05 PM, OSP Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle crash on Highway 140 E near milepost 10.

The preliminary investigation revealed a maroon Ford Expedition, operated by Tommy Fleeman (56) of Klamath Falls, as traveling eastbound on an adjacent canal maintenance road that is above Highway 140 E.

For unknown reasons the Ford rolled down the embankment and landed on Highway 140 E.

Fleeman was not wearing a seatbelt. 

Fleeman sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased. 

Highway 140 E was affected for approximately 3 hours. 

OSP was assisted by Klamath County Fire District #1 and ODOT.

 

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