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Hit-run suspect arrested

Alizabeth Witheril, 20, of Klamath Falls

On Tuesday, July 2, a tip led Oregon State Police Troopers to a residence in Klamath Falls. At the residence Troopers located a 2002 Hyundai Santa Fe that is believed to be the vehicle that struck and killed Mr. Rittenhouse on June 15 on South Sixth Street.

Troopers identified Alizabeth Witheril, 20, of Klamath Falls as the driver of the vehicle that struck Rittenhouse. She was arrested for Failure to Perform Duties of Driver to Injured Persons (Hit and Run) and Tampering with Physical Evidence.

Blake Hooke, 18, of Klamath Falls was arrested for Tampering with Physical Evidence.

Oregon State Police thanks the public for their assistance in this investigation.