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A senior trooper is suing Oregon State Police, alleging his supervisor in the Klamath Falls office harassed and retaliated against him for taking medical leave and filing workers’ compensation claims for injuries suffered on the job.

On Saturday, June 15, at approximately 3:47 a.m., 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 deceased 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 descriptions of the vehicle that struck Rittenhouse, the OSP release said.

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.

Any one with information on this incident, or with information on the suspect vehicle, is asked to call Oregon State Police Dispatch at OSP or 541-883-5711.