Elderly Man Killed After ATV Crash In Remote Area Of Siskiyou County

An Oregon man who had been reported missing in the woods of Siskiyou County has been found dead. 81-year-old Zed Edison the Third of Medford had last been seen Monday afternoon on a Forest Service road just south of the Oregon border. He had been on a gold panning journey riding an ATV. An intensive search was launched by search and rescue teams from Siskiyou County and Jackson County, as well as the CHP. Wednesday afternoon Edison was found at the bottom of a 300 foot embankment where he had crashed his ATV and had succumbed to his injuries, according to the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office.