Fatal Crash on Hwy 199 – Josephine County

On Monday, June 28, 2021 at approximately  8:45 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a vehicle crash on Hwy 199 near mile post 41.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a Toyota Highlander, operated by Ariana Alvarez-Perez (24) of Crescent City, CA, was southbound when an ATV/4-Wheeler entered the highway from a side dirt road.  The Highlander and the ATV collided.  

The operator of the ATV sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.  The name will be released when appropriate. 

Alvarez-Perez and the passengers in the Highlander were not injured.

OSP was assisted by the Illinois Valley Fire District, California Highway Patrol, and ODOT.