Fatal Crash on Deer Creek Rd. in Josephine County
Story by by Oregon Herald staff
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.