KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A 15-year-old Washington girl was killed in a roll-over crash near Klamath Falls early Saturday morning, police said.
Just before 6 a.m. a Jeep Cherokee driven by 44-year-old Olga Rivera-Chavez drifted off the southbound shoulder of Highway 97, said Lt. Steve Mitchell with Oregon State Police.
The SUV lost control, rolled several times, ejecting and killing Yasmin Esmeralda Rivera from Prosser, Wash., Mitchell said. She was not wearing a seat belt.
An 18-year-old woman, a 2-month-old and a 1-year-old were taken in an ambulance to the hospital with minor injuries.
A 30-year-old man and a 3-year-old were treated at the scene for injuries.
All of the survivors of the crash were wearing seat belts or in child safety seats.
Fatigue is suspected to be a factor in the crash.