Driver Dies and Three Children Injured in Curry County ATV Accident


A woman is dead after the ATV Quad she was driving went over an embankment backwards into the Winchuck River Drainage.  47-year-old Gina Theisling of Simi Valley California died at Rogue Valley Hospital. She was reportedly operating the ATV with a child on the seat in front of her and two others on the front rack of the ATV when it left the gravel road backwards and dropped 27 feet to the drainage below. All three children were taken by ambulance to a Brookings hospital. Theisling was flown to Rogue Valley Hospital where she died. The accident happened about 7 miles east of Highway 101 on Winchuck River Road just before 4 o’clock on Tuesday.

This entry was posted on Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019 and is filed under Local Events.