Home Idyllwild News Do you know how Deadman’s Curve was named? Idyllwild News Do you know how Deadman’s Curve was named? By Becky Clark - April 27, 2017 1618 0 Facebook Twitter Google+ No one responded to last week’s question posed by the Idyllwild Area Historical Society board. I assume it was so named because it is a sharp, hairpin, deadly curve. Many traffic collisions have occurred on that stretch of Highway 243. LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.