INJURED HORSE RIDER RESCUED FROM QUINN MEADOW
Location: Quinn Meadow Horse Camp
Rescued: Kondro, Dona, 60 yo female, Toutle WA
On 8/23/20 at about 12:52 PM, Deschutes County dispatch received a 911 call from a subject at Quinn Meadow Horse camp off Cascade Lakes Highway near Elk Lake who advised a horse rider, later identified as Dona Kondro, had fallen from her horse and sustained potentially serious injuries. It was later determined that Kondro’s horse had bucked her off for an unknown reason. Kondro had been riding on the Quinn Creek Trail at the time.
Based on this information, two Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and 12 Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Volunteers responded to the scene to assist.
The deputies arrived on scene with Kondro, who was located about three quarters of a mile down the Quinn Creek Trail, at about 1:45 PM. DCSO SAR volunteers arrived on scene a short time later. Members of the DCSO SAR medical team tended to Kondro and Kondro was then transported to the Quinn Meadow Trailhead via wheeled litter, arriving at about 2:55 PM where Sunriver Fire and Rescue was waiting.
Kondro was transferred to
Sunriver Fire and Rescue
at about 3:05 PM who then transported her to St. Charles Bend by ground ambulance for further treatment.
The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is a full service agency that oversees the adult jail, provides patrol, criminal investigations, civil process and search and rescue operations. Special units include SWAT, Street Crimes, Marine Patrol, ATV Patrol, Forest Patrol, along with six K9 teams. Founded in 1916 and today led by your duly elected Sheriff L. Shane Nelson, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office serves the nearly 190,000 residents in Deschutes County. The agency has 230 authorized and funded personnel, which includes 187 sworn employees who provide services to the 3,055 square miles of Deschutes County.