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Man Hit and Kills Woman Near Klamath

Joseph Martin SchusterNEAR KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A man is behind bars, accused of driving under the influence and causing a fatal traffic crash. The crash happened Sunday night on Rosewood Lane in Sprague River, near Klamath Falls. Sheriff Deputies said 23-year old Joseph Schuster hit and killed 63-year old Barbara Malo. Officials said she died at the scene.

Schuster is lodged in the Klamath County Jail and is facing several charges, including Second Degree Manslaughter and Driving Under the Influence.  The Klamath County Major Crime team has been activated to investigate the crime.