Edgar Nuñez-Hernandez Killed in Goodyear Car Accident
Tolleson, Arizona—More than 100 people attended a vigil to celebrate the life of Edgar Nuñez-Hernandez, a 13-year-old student at Profirio H. Gonzales Elementary School who tragically was killed in a car accident in Goodyear last Monday.
According to accident investigators with the Goodyear Police Department, Edgar was a passenger in a vehicle with other family members when a pickup truck slammed into their vehicle at a high rate of speed. Seven people were taken to area hospitals following the crash. Edgar died at the hospital.
At the vigil, Edgar was remembered as a a talented and successful student, maintaining straight-As and serving as student council president.
He put 100 percent effort in everything that he did without a doubt. You have all your fellow classmate votes for Heaven's next student council president.
Elisa Pina, age 13, classmate
We offer our condolences to Edgar's family, friends and classmates over this tragic loss. We wish speedy recoveries to the other people involved in this crash.