Klamath Falls man involved in Hwy 97 crash

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DESCHUTES COUNTY, Ore. — A two-vehicle crash on Highway 97 Friday evening hospitalized several people, including a man from Klamath Falls.

23-year-old Pedro F. Sanchez Cariero was driving a Pontiac when his car struck a Toyota from behind. The collision sent the Toyota, driven by 46-year-old Eric J. Schneider of Bend, off the highway where it rolled.

According to Oregon State Police, Schneider refused transport from medics, but his two passengers were transferred to Bend and Redmond with serious injuries.

Sanchez Cariero was flown to Bend with serious injuries.