Christopher Canavett Killed in Multi-Vehicle Accident
Maricopa, Arizona—Christopher A. Canavett, age 20, was killed Sunday evening when his car crossed over the centerline and collided head-on with another vehicle. Mr. Canavett was driving southbound on State Route 347 when, for unknown reasons, his vehicle drifted into northbound traffic, where it side-swiped one vehicle before colliding head-on with a third. A fourth vehicle rear-ended the third.
Arizona Department of Public Safety accident investigators reported that three additional vehicles struck the collective debris.
The driver of the third vehicle was transported to a hospital in Chandler with undisclosed injuries.
The highway was closed in both directions as troopers continued their investigation.
We extend our condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Canavett at this time of great loss for them, and we wish speedy and complete recoveries for those who were injured.