Update: Fatal crash closes Hwy 140 north of Klamath Falls for hours

Crash closes Hwy 140 north of Klamath Falls (John Stoeckl/news 10)

The Oregon State Police are investigating a fatal crash on Highway 140 at mile marker 60, north of Klamath Falls on Thursday that shut both directions of travel down for two and a half hours.

According to the Klamath County Sheriff’s Dispatch, the call came in at 10:02 a.m. involving a semi-truck and a sedan.

An emergency medical response team cleared the area just after 11:30 a.m. There was one confirmed fatality as a result of the crash, according to OSP Troopers.

A trooper on scene tells News 10 the initial investigation reveals the driver of the sedan crossed the center line and struck the semi head-on.

The investigation is on-going.

The road has since re-opened.

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