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Serious Injury Bicycle vs. Pedestrian Crash in Klamath Falls
Sergeant Robert Fenner
Oregon State Police - Klamath Falls
(541) 883-5713 ext. 226

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Oregon State Police Troopers (OSP) troopers are continuing the investigation into Tuesday afternoon's serious injury bicycle versus pedestrian crash on a pedestrian/bike path in Klamath Falls.
On May, 8, 2012 at approximately 12:29 p.m. a bicycle ridden by RALPH WATAH, age 57, from Klamath Falls, was traveling northwest on the bicycle path between Shasta Way and Eberlein Avenue. A pedestrian identified as DARWIN EDWARDS, age 66, from Klamath Falls,was walking northwest on the bicycle path and as WATAH attempted to pass the two collided.
EDWARDS was transported by Klamath County Fire District 1 ambulance to Sky Lakes Medical Center with serious injuries. From there he was flown by Air Lift to St. Charles Medical Center in Bend.
WATAH was driven to Sky Lakes Medical Center in his personal vehicle with minor injuries. He was wearing a helmet.
OSP troopers from the Klamath Falls Area Command are continuing the investigation. OSP was assisted at the scene by the Klamath Falls City Police Department and Klamath County Fire District 1.