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Trooper walks away from near head-on crash on Oregon Highway 97

An Oregon State Police trooper walked away from a near head-on crash on Highway 97 Tuesday morning. (OSP photo)

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. - An Oregon State Police trooper walked away from a near head-on crash on Highway 97 Tuesday morning.

As the trooper drove north of Klamath Falls around 1 a.m., an oncoming mini van crossed into his lane, police said.

The trooper steered to the right and into the guardrail, but couldn't avoid a crash.

"Miraculously, Trooper Nork walked away from the crash with no injuries," Oregon State Police said in a statement. "The other driver only received minor injuries."

The crash is under investigation by the Klamath County Sheriff's Office.

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