Personal Injury Lawyers
602.252.8888
800.883.8888
Brad Kloepfer Paul Selberg Connie Kloepfer Boating Accident Lake Havasu AZ

Brad Kloepfer and Paul Selberg Killed, Connie Kloepfer Seriously Injured in Boating Accident

James R. Harrison

April 23, 2018

Share |

Lake Havasu City, Arizona—A day filled with festivities turned tragic when a high-performance speed boat driven by Brad Kloepfer, age 57, flipped following the Desert Storm Shootout on Saturday afternoon. Mr. Kloepfer and a passenger, Paul Selberg, age 69, were killed in the accident. Mr. Kloepfer’s wife, Connie Davis Kloepfer, age 58, remains hospitalized in critical condition. All three are from Lake Havasu City.

The boat reportedly was traveling at high speed when it hit a wave that launched it 50 feet into the air, causing it to flip.  Boats passing nearby pulled the victims from the lake and started life-saving measures.  Emergency responders with the Mohave County Sheriff Office's took over care and all the injured were transported to Havasu Regional Medical Center.

Preliminary investigation reports indicate everyone was wearing life jackets and the operator was wearing the safety kill switch.

The boat eventually was recovered from the lake bottom.  The investigation is ongoing.

We extend our condolences to the Kloepfer and Selberg families and friends over this tragic loss and we wish Mrs. Kloepfer a swift and complete recovery.

Phoenix AZ Car Accident News

Jonathan Marroquin and Unborn Baby Killed, Others Injured in Accident

An accident at 35th Avenue and Bell Road in Phoenix this morning has claimed the lives of Jonathan Marroquin and an unborn baby.

Lola Thomason Killed, Unidentified Woman Seriously Injured in Phoenix Accident

A woman involved in a collision in north Phoenix on Monday has died and another remains in the hospital with serious injuries.

Car Accident in North Phoenix Leaves Juan Carlos Molina-Limon Dead, Four Injured

A car accident on Friday afternoon left one dead and four others injured. Phoenix Arizona Car Accident Lawyers