KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. -- A Chiloquin man was pronounced dead after he crashed his truck into a concrete barrier north of Klamath Falls Thursday.
56-year-old Gerald Leroy Day was driving his Ford pickup south on Highway 97 Thursday morning. At around 9 a.m. Day veered the truck across the northbound lane, off of the road's shoulder and into a ditch. The pickup crashed head-on into a concrete barrier about two miles north of Klamath Falls.
A medical emergency is suspected to be the cause of the single-vehicle crash. Day was pronounced dead at the scene, it is unclear what the cause of death was.
The crash caused some traffic congestion near milepost 270 while crews worked to clear the scene.