On Sunday, May 26, 2019 at approximately 7:47 P.M. Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to the report of a single vehicle crash on Deer Creek Rd. near Hwy 199 near Selma.
Preliminary investigation revealed a blue 2006 Toyota Scion, operated by Tess Burke (33) of Grants Pass, was traveling on Deer Creek approaching Hwy 199. The vehicle traveled off the road, hit a stump, and a dirt embankment.
Burke was transported to Three Rivers Medical Center for non life threatening injuries.
The passenger, Machelle Moore (39) of Cottonwood, CA. sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.
OSP was assisted by the Illinois Valley Fire Department.