Bend man killed in Hwy. 97 motorhome crash

Plunged down embankment in N. Klamath County

CRESCENT, Ore. - A 66-year-old Bend man was killed Tuesday night when the motorhome he was driving left Highway 97 in northern Klamath County and rolled several times down a 40-foot embankment, Oregon State Police reported.

Norman Lee Horn died at the scene of the crash, which occurred around 9:35 p.m. about two miles north of the state Highway 58 junction, south of Crescent, troopers said.

The 1996 Telstar motorhome was heading north on the highway when, for an unknown reason, it left the road and rolled several times about 40 feet down an embankment before coming to a rest.

OSP troopers from the Bend and Klamath Falls offices responded to investigate. They were assisted at the scene by the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office, Crescent Rural Fire Protection District and ODOT.

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