Michael Ruquet and Ashley Adea Killed in Collision With Wrong Way Driver
Gilbert, Arizona—Michael Ruquet, age 25, and Ashley Adea, age 20, died early Sunday morning when a wrong-way driver struck their vehicle on the Loop 202 freeway in Gilbert.
The driver of the pickup truck that collided with Mr. Ruquet’s vehicle has been identified as 68 year old Patricia Murphy of Chandler. Arizona DPS accident investigators are attempting to determine whether Murphy was impaired at the time of the tragic incident.
We wish to express our sympathy to the family members and friends of Mr. Ruquet and Ms. Adea at this time of great loss for them, which is made worse by the reckless behavior of another driver.