3 killed, including 1 Tucsonan, in head-on crash near Florenceby The Associated Press on May. 11, 2009, under Local, Special
FLORENCE – Three people killed in a fiery head-on car crash near Florence have been identified.
Twenty-three-year-old Tiffiney Stewart of Phoenix and 17-year-old Garvin Hardie of Chinle were killed in one car. A passenger in their vehicle, 27-year-old Justin Juan of Tempe, was injured.
In a second car, 65-year-old Patricia Carrion of Tucson was killed.
The driver of that car, 26-year-old Veronica Valenzuela of Tucson, was injured.
The Arizona Department of Public Safety says the cars collided and became fully engulfed in flames around 9 a.m. Saturday on state Route 79.
They declined to say whether impairment was a factor, citing the ongoing investigation.