• January 23, 2017

Chu & Pa Vang Killed, Denny Choate Hurt in Accident in Klamath, OR

Lake of the Woods, OR -- An incident between a pickup truck and a big rig claimed the lives of Chu and Pa Vang, and left Denny Choate injured in Klamath, OR.

It looks like the two vehicles collided on Highway 140 about 10:52 a.m. The details of the incident are unclear, but the report claims the vehicle somehow ended up in the path of the tractor-trailer. The driver of the pickup, 51-year-old Chu Vang, was killed at the scene. His passenger, 47-year-old Pa Vang, was also killed in the collision. 38-year-old Denny Choate, the driver of the tractor-trailer, sustained minor injuries in the incident.

The deadly incident left a portion of the highway closed for several hours.

The official investigation is currently underway.

map of the area


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