Douglas County Sheriff's Office


 Justice Building • Roseburg, Oregon 97470 • (541) 440-4450

John Hanlin


Date/Time of Release:  08/10/2012 - 16:50
Contact Person:  Dwes Hutson  
Contact Number:  541-440-4464  
Subject:  Fatal ATV Crash UPDATE  
Date/Time of Incident:  08/09/2012 - 19:40
Incident Location:  ODNRA Winchester Bay, Oregon  
Case Number:  12-3462  
Driver Veh #1/Deceased:  Zigler, Mason / 16 yoa / Port Angeles, WA
Driver Veh #2:  Cowen, Christopher / 45 yoa / Springfield OR
Passenger Veh #2:  Cowen, Amy / 22 yoa / Springfield OR

On August 9th, 2012, at 1940 hours, deputies responded to a fatal ATV crash that occurred on the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area (ODNRA) in Winchester Bay. 16 year old Mason Zigler, died when the motorcycle he was operating crashed into a side by side ATV driven by Christopher Cowen.

Christopher Cowen received minor injuries and did not require medical attention. Amy Cowen was treated and released at Lower Umpqua Hospital for minor injuries.

Next of kin has been notified.

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