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Margie Yaw Melos Accident

Margie Yaw-Melos Killed by Driver Who Intentionally Caused Wreck

Chase W. Rasmussen

September 14, 2016

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Surprise, Arizona—Police have arrested Keith Johnson in connection with the fatal crash that killed Margie Yaw-Melos, age 46 of Surprise. According to police, Johnson was attempting to kill himself when he triggered a multi-vehicle collision at Peoria Avenue and Litchfield Road in Surprise. Instead, Johnson's actions resulted in death of Ms. Yaw-Melos and injuries to two other innocent people.

Johnson, who was taken to the hospital after the crash, was charged with one count of second-degree murder and two counts of aggravated assault.

We offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Ms. Yaw-Melos and wish speedy recoveries to the others injured in the collision.

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