A piece of the front bumper of a vehicle suspected in the hit and run accident that claimed the life of a Klamath Falls man has been recovered by police.
The Oregon State Police released a photo of the bumper Monday afternoon to the press.
The Oregon State Police is continuing the investigation into the fatal hit and run crash which occurred early Saturday morning, June 15.
“OSP is providing the attached photo, of a piece of the suspect vehicle, in hopes that someone will recognize the piece or damage to the front bumper area of a vehicle they are familiar with,” said Sgt. Bob Fenner.
n Contact the Oregon State Police by dialing OSP or 541-883-5711.
On Saturday, Klamath County 911 received a call of a man found in the middle of South 6th Street at the intersection with Gary Street.
Klamath County Fire District 1 responded to assist the man, who was later identified as Henry Rittenhouse, 36, of Klamath Falls; however, he was pronounced dead at the scene.
On scene investigation determined that Rittenhouse had been struck by a vehicle that left the scene. The suspect vehicle is gray; however, there are no additional descriptors of the vehicle that struck Rittenhouse.
The Oregon State Police was assisted at the scene by the Klamath Falls Police Department, the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office, Klamath County Fire District 1, and ODOT.