Medical issue causes accident, leads to power outage



KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Last night’s power outage was caused by a 58-year old man who reportedly suffered a heart attack and lost control of his vehicle, then hit a utility pole. Power was knocked out to about 2,100 homes.

James Thomas was taken to the hospital, along with his passenger, 70-year-old Eunice Ward. The accident happened on South Sixth Street near Kane Street.