Three killed in Klamath
Andrew Castiricone and Nicole Lindeman Obituary News: Three killed in Klamath County multi-vehicle crash; Multiple injured.
Oregon State Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a multi-vehicle crash on Hwy 97 near milepost 230 at approximately 4:12 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, 2022.
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According to police, preliminary investigations revealed a Suburban was traveling south on Hwy 97 when the vehicle in front of them rapidly decelerated. The driver of the Suburban, 58-year-old Andrew Castiricone from San Carlos, CA, swerved into the northbound lanes striking an FJ Cruiser head-on. The FJ Cruiser, driven by 43-year-old Ramsey Mohammed Mahmoud Shanbaky from San Mateo, Ca. struck the vehicle behind it, a Subaru, driven by 34-year-old Kevin Richard Smith from Medford.
Another vehicle, a Lexus, driven by 63-year-old Robert Brian Anderson from Chico, Ca., sustained damage from the crash debris, police said.
Castiricone, and a passenger, 20-year-old Nicole Lindeman from San Carlos, Ca, of the Suburban were pronounced deceased at the scene.
The driver of the FJ Cruiser, Ramsey Mohammed Mahmoud Shanbaky, was also pronounced deceased at the scene.
All other occupants of the Suburban and FJ Cruiser were transported to an area hospital with serious injuries as well as the driver of the Subaru.