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O'Steen & Harrison, PLC
136 Grove Ave., Suite 104
Prescott, Arizona 86301

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Prescott Arizona Accident News

Prescott Valley Car Accident

Truck Goes Over Highway 89 Overpass, Driver Killed

Van O'Steen
September 27, 2019

At about 1:40 p.m. today, a truck went over the overpass on Highway 89A and crashed onto a vehicle below on southbound Highway 89. The driver of the truck was pronounced dead on scene. The driver of the vehicle below sustained non-life threatening injuries.

Skull Valley Car Accident

Two People Killed in Head-on Accident Outside Skull Valley

Van O'Steen
September 25, 2019

Two people were killed on Tuesday afternoon in an accident outside Skull Valley. The driver of a Chevrolet pickup truck eastbound on Iron Springs Road crossed the center line and smashed head-on into a southbound Toyota sedan.   Both occupants of the Toyota died at the scene. 

Austin Obermeyer Car Accident Paulden AZ

Austin Obermeyer Killed in Head-on Accident Outside Paulden

Van O'Steen
June 24, 2019

Austin Joel Obermeyer of Chino Valley died in a car accident on Highway 89 north of Paulden late Saturday afternoon.  Arizona Department of Public Safety accident investigators report that Mr. Obermeyer was passing a vehicle when he struck an oncoming car head-on.

Ingrid Hovis Prescott Valley Car Accident

Ingrid Hovis Dies Following Car Accident in Prescott Valley

Jonathan V. O'Steen
June 13, 2019

Ingrid Hovis of Dewey died on Wednesday from injuries she sustained in a car accident in Prescott Valley on June 7th. According to accident investigators, Ms. Hovis was operating her vehicle on SR-69 when a trailer carrying a tractor dislodged from a Dodge pickup truck. The trailer crossed the center median and struck the Buick head-on.

Jesse Gerhardt Tamara Kelley Prescott Motorcycle Accident

Jesse Gerhardt Jr. and Tamara Kelley Suffer Serious Injuries in Prescott Motorcycle Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
May 29, 2019

Jesse Gerhardt, Jr. and Tamara Kelley, both 58, sustained serious injuries in a motorcycle accident on Sunday. The accident occurred shortly after 5 p.m. at the intersection of Gurley Street and Overland Trail in Prescott.

Christopher Steffes Motorcycle Accident Prescott Valley AZ

Christopher Steffes Killed in Motorcycle Accident Outside Prescott Valley

Jonathan V. O'Steen
May 20, 2019

A motorcycle accident that occurred on Friday afternoon on Highway 89A near Prescott Valley has claimed the life of Christopher Steffes. The deadly accident was investigated by the Arizona Department of Public Safety. According to accident investigators, Mr. Steffes was southbound on Highway 89A near Legend Hills Drive when a sedan pulled out in front of him. He was wearing a helmet and appropriate safety equipment.

Sarah Buntin Nicole Nanni Car Accident Chino Valley Arizona

Sarah Buntin and Nicole Nanni Killed in Car Accident Outside Chino Valley

Van O'Steen
March 20, 2019

Sarah Buntin and Nicole Nanni died when their Toyota MR2 collided with a Jeep Cherokee just outside Chino Valley late Monday afternoon. Scott Enyart Junior sustained serious injuries in the collision and was air evac'd to Flagstaff Medical Center for treatment of injuries described as life-threatening.

Paul Parona Motorcycle Accident Prescott Arizona

Prescott Valley Car Accident Results in Death of 14-Year-Old Pedestrian

Jonathan V. O'Steen
February 7, 2019

A 14-year-old boy was hit and killed this morning as he attempted to cross Spouse Drive near the intersection with Robert Road in Prescott Valley.

Paul Parona Motorcycle Accident Prescott Arizona

Paul Parona Dies in Motorcycle Accident in Prescott

Van O'Steen
November 28, 2018

Paul Parona died from injuries he received in an accident while riding his motorcycle near the Frontier Village Shopping Center on Highway 69 in Prescott.

Car Accident

Car Accident Seriously Injures Grandmother and Two Grandchildren

Jonathan V. O'Steen
October 24, 2018

A Prescott grandmother and her two grandchildren were seriously injured when their car was broad-sided by a pickup truck Tuesday afternoon. Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputies were summoned to the scene at Williamson Valley Road and Hootenanny Road around 4:00 p.m.

Prescott Car Accident

Jaws of Life Used in Rescue Following Accident at Glassford Road and Florentine in Prescott

James R. Harrison
September 30, 2018

A man had to be extricated from his car following a collision at the intersection of Glassford Hill and Florentine roads in Prescott on Tuesday morning. 

Dewey-Humboldt Car Accident

Stolen Vehicle Causes Five-Vehicle Accident, Two Taken to Hospital

James R. Harrison
September 29, 2018

Two people are in the hospital as the result of a five-vehicle accident caused by a man driving a stolen car.  Law enforcement personnel were pursuing the car when it collided with the other vehicles at the intersection of SR-69 and Kachina Place in Dewey-Humboldt on Thursday night.

Chino Valley Arizona

Hue Sowash, Ian Castelhano and Toddler Killed in Chino Valley Car Accident

Van O'Steen
August 31, 2018

Hue Sowash, Ian Castelhano and a three-year-old toddler died in a head-on collision on SR-89 between Chino Valley and Ash Fork late Thursday afternoon.

Murphy Laughter Car Accident Prescott AZ

Eva Luna Dies in Rollover Accident Near Ash Fork

James R. Harrison
July 12, 2018

Eva Luna, age two of Los Angeles, California, was killed in an accident Tuesday when a Toyota Rav4 driven by her father hydroplaned on the rain-soaked highway, striking an embankment before rolling.

Jesus Zazueta Car Accident Cottonwood AZ

Jesus Zazueta Killed in Pedestrian-Car Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
July 11, 2018

Arizona DPS responded to the scene of an accident at SR-260 and Western Drive that claimed the life of Jesus A. Zazueta, age 31 of Cottonwood, on Tuesday night.

Murphy Laughter Car Accident Prescott AZ

Murphy Laughter Killed in Car Accident Outside Prescott

Jonathan V. O'Steen
June 8, 2018

A car accident on Tuesday morning has killed Murphy Laughter and left Kaleo Greyeyes with serious injuries. The accident occurred on Williamson Valley and Stazenski Road in Prescott and involved a 2015 Kia Soul and 1999 Dodge pickup truck.

David Branch Rebecca Myers Car Accident Prescott Arizona

Prescott Car Accident Claims Life of David Branch, Injures Rebecca Myers

Jonathan V. O'Steen
May 31, 2018

David Branch was killed in a car accident that occurred at the intersection of Prescott Lakes Parkway and Highway 69 in Prescott on Tuesday morning. Rebecca Myers was injured in the crash.

Prescott Valley Hit and Run Accident

Boy Seriously Injured in Prescott Valley Hit-and-Run Accident

James R. Harrison
May 8, 2018

An unidentified 12-year-old boy was seriously injured by a hit-and-run driver as he crossed Lakeshore Drive at Lake Valley Road on Monday afternoon.  The young pedestrian was in a marked crosswalk.

Camp Verde Arizona

Danny Ray Parsley Killed in Construction Site Accident

Van O'Steen
March 1, 2018

Danny Ray Parsley of Camp Verde died from injuries he received on Tuesday when a backhoe pinned him against a wall of a building under construction.  Paramedics rushed to the construction site in the 1500 block of East Solar Place.  Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrived shortly thereafter.  Mr. Parsley was transported to the Verde Valley Medical Center where he later died.

Prescott Arizona Car Accident

Elderly Man Injured in Car Accident on Highway 89

James R. Harrison
February 22, 2018

Two people were transported to hospitals following a car accident involving four vehicles on Tuesday morning.  The accident occurred at about 10:00 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 89 and Prescott Lakes Parkway. 

Jarrett Tixier Arrested DUI Accident

Arizona DPS Trooper Injured in Crash Caused by Impaired Driver

James R. Harrison
February 19, 2018

An Arizona DPS trooper was injured late Sunday when his police vehicle was struck an alleged impaired driver. According to accident investigators with the Prescott Valley Police Department, the unidentified trooper was northbound on SR-69 when a pickup truck driven by Jarrett Tixier entered the highway directly in front of him.

Chino Valley Car Accident

Man Working in Chino Valley Seriously Injured After Being Struck by Car

Van O'Steen
February 3, 2018

A man working in the Mollie Rae neighborhood in Chino Valley sustained serious injuries this morning after he was struck by a car.

Esther Dorsch Car Accident Prescott Valley

Esther Dorsch Run Over at Fry's Parking Lot in PRescott valley

Jonathan V. O'Steen
January 4, 2018

Esther Dorsch was struck by a 2015 Kia SUV while walking in the parking lot at the Fry's Food and Drug on Glassford Hill Road in Prescott Valley. Ms. Dorsch was trapped underneath the SUV and had to be extricated by emergency responders with Central Yavapai Fire and Medical. She initially was taken by ambulance to Yavapai Regional Medical Center before being flown to a hospital in Phoenix for further treatment.

Sabrina Collazo Accident Phoenix AZ

Impaired Driver Runs Red Light, Causes Car Accident in Prescott Valley

James R. Harrison
December 1, 2017

The Prescott Valley Police Department responded to an accident with injuries involving three vehicles on Windsong Drive on Wednesday evening.

Camp Verde Arizona

Accident Sends Three to Hospitals, Driver Arrested on DUI Charges

James R. Harrison
November 13, 2017

Three people were transported by air to hospitals following a head-on collision involving three vehicles. The driver of one of the cars was arrested and faces multiple criminal charges.

Prescott Arizona

Bob Farster Killed While Crossing Street in Wheelchair

Jonathan V. O'Steen
October 3, 2017

Bob Farster was killed after he was struck while crossing a street in his wheelchair. The accident occurred at the intersection of Fair Street and Gail Gardner on Thursday morning.   Mr. Farster was crossing Gail Gardner in a marked crosswalk when he was hit by a pickup truck driven by Clifford Post that was turning onto Gail Gardner.

Prescott AZ Accident

Ten Injured in Four Vehicle Crash on Sr-69 in Prescott

Jonathan V. O'Steen
October 1, 2017

A multi-vehicle accident on SR-69 at Sunrise Boulevard left ten people injured, including a three month old baby.

Chino Valley Paulden Arizona

Spencer Kihlstrom and Jeremiah Linnertz Killed in Plane Crash

James R. Harrison
September 25, 2017

Spencer Kihlstrom and Jeremiah Linnertz, both age 19 and from Chino Valley, were killed Friday when their single-engine Cessna went down near Perkinsville Ranch, several miles east of Paulden.

Prescott Arizona

Andrew Mettee Killed in Accident on Gurley Street

Van O'Steen
September 23, 2017

Andrew Mettee was killed in an accident on Gurley Street on Friday night.  Mr. Mettee was a passenger in the rear seat of a 2001 Toyota Tundra pickup truck driven by Denan Veazy, age 49 of Prescott.

Prescott Arizona

Valerie Creek Killed in Bicycle Accident on SR-69

Jonathan V. O'Steen
September 6, 2017

Valerie Jean Creek was killed on Monday while she was riding her bicycle on SR-69.

Dewey AZ Car Accident

Harry Traub and Abeline Traub Killed in Collision on SR-69 Near Dewey

James R. Harrison
August 6, 2017

A head-on car accident on SR-69 near Dewey on Friday has left two people dead and a third with serious injuries. According to DPS investigators, Harry Traub and Abeline Traub were killed when their vehicle veered into oncoming traffic and collided head-on with another vehicle. A passenger in their vehicle sustained serious injuries.

Willow Creek Road Car Accident Prescott AZ

Head-on Collision on Willow Creek Road in Prescott Injures Seven

Van O'Steen
August 6, 2017

A head-on collision involving two vehicles on Willow Creek Road in Prescott has left seven people injured, three of whom have serious injuries. One of the injured persons was air evac'd to John C. Lincoln Hospital in Phoenix and two others were taken to Yavapai Regional Medical Center with multi-system trauma.

Rockwell Lee Truck Accident Camp Verde AZ

Truck Accident in Camp Verde Claims Life of Rockwell Lee

Jonathan V. O'Steen
August 1, 2017

Rockwell Christian Lee was killed after a passenger transport van and a tractor-trailer collided on SR-260 in Camp Verde on July 25th around 6:16 a.m.

Prescott Arizona

Anthony Dabbs Identified as Victim of Mayer Head-on Crash

Jonathan V. O'Steen
July 12, 2017

Anthony Dabbs, age 35 of Glendale, has been identified as the victim of the head-on crash yesterday on SR-69 near Mayer.

Prescott Arizona

Fatal Head-on Crash on Sr-69 Near Mayer

Jonathan V. O'Steen
July 12, 2017

A head-on collision yesterday on SR-69 near Mayer has claimed the life of one person.

Prescott Arizona

Nancy Roberge Killed After Motorist Fails to Yield

Jonathan V. O'Steen
May 11, 2017

Nancy Roberge was killed last Friday when a motorist failed to yield and turned in front of her motorcycle.

Jayme Salazar Motorcycle Accident

Jayme Salazar Killed in Motorcycle Accident Near Skull Valley

Jonathan V. O'Steen
May 1, 2017

Jayme Salazar, a well-known businessman in Prescott, was killed on Friday when his motorcycle was struck by a pickup truck on Iron Springs Road near Skull Valley.

William Tuebert Accident Mayer AZ

William Tuebert Killed in Crash on SR-69 in Mayer

Jonathan V. O'Steen
April 18, 2017

William Tuebert was killed this morning when his Toyota SUV collided with another vehicle at the intersection of SR-69 and Spring Lane in Mayer.

Daniel Arroyo Crown King

Daniel Arroyo Killed in Rollover Accident Outside Crown King

Jonathan V. O'Steen
April 2, 2017

A single-vehicle rollover accident outside Crown King yesterday evening has claimed the life of Daniel Arroyo, age 29 of Phoenix. An unidentified male occupant was transported to a Phoenix hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Rigoberto Parra Accident Prescott Valley AZ

Rigoberto Parra, Jr. Injured in Prescott Valley Rollover Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
March 14, 2017

Rigoberto Parra, Jr. sustained serious injuries in a rollover crash on Friday. The accident claimed the life of Shannon Heike. According to Officer Matt Cahill with the Prescott Valley Police Department, Ms. Heike was operating an SUV on SR-69. Mr. Parra was a passenger in the vehicle. Ms. Heike was driving at approximately 72 miles per hour when she lost control of the vehicle. The posted speed limit on this stretch of SR-69 is 55 miles per hour. The vehicle rolled and both occupants were ejected.

Brandon Wilson Motorcycle Accident Prescott AZ

Ernest Nichols Injured in Chino Valley Car Accident

James R. Harrison
March 7, 2017

Ernest Nichols sustained serious injuries after colliding with a pickup truck at the intersection of Perkinsville Road and Road 1 East in Chino Valley.

I17 Arizona

Sue Hotchkin of Prescott Valley Killed in Rollover Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
January 19, 2017

Sue Hotchkin of Prescott Valley was killed in a rollover accident near New River on Saturday. According to Arizona DPS investigators, Ms. Hotchkin was a passenger in an SUV that was traveling northbound on I-17 near New River when the driver lost control of the vehicle and struck a guardrail. The impact with the guardrail caused the SUV to roll.

James Collins Rhonda Hudson Accident Arizona

James Collins and Rhonda Hudson Killed in Rollover Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
January 19, 2017

James Collins of Dewey and Rhonda Hudson of Prescott were killed on Wednesday night when their vehicle went off the road and rolled over in Humboldt.

Brandon Wilson Motorcycle Accident Prescott AZ

Brandon Wilson Killed in Motorcycle Crash Outside Prescott

James R. Harrison
November 26, 2016

Brandon Michael Wilson of Skull Valley was killed in a motorcycle accident early Friday afternoon near Iron Springs and Dosie Pit Roads outside Prescott.

Multi-Vehicle Accident Black Canyon City AZ

Massive Multi-Vehicle Accident on Southbound I-17

Jonathan V. O'Steen
October 23, 2016

A semi-truck hauling cattle on southbound Interstate 17 failed to avoid slower traffic, resulting in rear-end or side-swipe collisions with as many as 24 passenger vehicles. The accident occurred shortly after 1:00 p.m. on Sunday just north of Black Canyon City.

Prescott AZ Motorcycle Accident Willow Creek Road

Rider Seriously Injured in Motorcycle Accident on Willow Creek Road in Prescott

Jonathan V. O'Steen
August 30, 2016

A 60-year-old man suffered serious injuries in a motorcycle accident this afternoon near Willow Creek Road and College Heights in Prescott.

Prescott AZ Motorcycle Accident Willow Creek Road

Felix Espinosa Killed Along I-17 in Camp Verde

Jonathan V. O'Steen
August 11, 2016

Felix Espinosa of Cottonwood, Arizona was killed in an apparent hit-and-run accident at the junction of SR-260 and I-17 near Camp Verde.  Arizona Department of Public Safety accident investigators speculate that Mr. Espinosa was walking along I-17 when he was struck and killed on July 31st. 

Loscar Ochoa Car Accident Prescott Valley AZ

Loscar Ochoa Dies After Rollover Crash in Prescott Valley

Ward B. Rasmussen
August 25, 2016

Loscar Ochoa of Surprise was killed on Wednesday evening after his Kia sedan struck another car on Fain Road near Robert Road in Prescott Valley. The collision caused his vehicle to enter the median where it rolled. Accident investigators with the Prescott Valley Police Department report that Mr. Ochoa was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the collision.

Prescott Police Officer Car Accident

Prescott Police Officer Injured in Car Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
August 19, 2016

A police officer with the Prescott Police Department suffered minor injuries in a car accident on Thursday afternoon near Gurley Street and Bradshaw Drive.

Van O'Steen

Two Pilots Die in Helicopter Crash

James R. Harrison
July 6, 2016

David Scott Cormey of Prescott Valley and Timothy Shawn Brown of Glendale died when their Robinson R66 helicopter crashed in the hilly desert of western Arizona on June 23rd.  Both men were pilots.

John Morrison Accident Prescott AZ

John Morrison Dies in Crash

Van O'Steen
April 12, 2016

John Morrison died Sunday when his SUV crashed at a Circle K store at the intersection of Gurley Street and Sheldon Street.

Chino Valley Arizona

Zachary Geise Killed, Two Others Injured in Rollover Accident

James R. Harrison
April 5, 2016

Zachary Geise, age 23 of Cave Creek, was killed Sunday when the Jeep Wrangler he was driving left the road and rolled. The tragic accident occurred on Perkinsville Road, about 13 miles east of Chino Valley.

Prescott Arizona

Gloria Miller Killed in Golf Car Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
October 27, 2015

Gloria Miller, age 75, died as a result of injuries she received Monday afternoon when she was thrown from a golf cart during a sharp turn.  Ms. Miller’s daughter, Gina Hawes of Cordes Lakes, was the driver of the cart when the tragic incident occurred.

Sedona Arizona

Moorthy Somashundarum, Bhuvaneswari PonnanBalam and Swapna Ponnanbalam Killed in Head-on Crash

Jonathan V. O'Steen
June 9, 2015

Moorthy Somashundarum, Bhuvaneswari Ponnanbalam and Swapna Ponnanbalam were killed as a result of a Sunday afternoon head-on collision on State Route 89A near Rolling Hills Drive.  The Somashundarum car was struck by a SUV that had been driven by Ross Scott Willoughby, age 48 of Cottonwood.

Prescott Arizona

Meryl Austin Killed in Motorcycle Accident

Van O'Steen
June 9, 2015

Meryl Austin was killed Sunday evening when a car driven by Stanley Bindell of Chino Valley turned in front of Mr. Austin’s bike on SR-89 at the Watson Lake scenic overlook.  Accident investigators report that the turn was unlawful, as a sign posted there forbids all turns.

Prescott Valley Arizona

Ronald Darnell Killed in Head-on Collision

James R. Harrison
April 22, 2015

Ronald Darnell was killed Saturday night when his car was struck head-on by a Ford pickup truck on Highway 69 at its intersection with Fain Road.  The truck, driven by 39 year old Joel Brandon Neider of Parker, crossed the centerline of the highway before hitting Mr. Darnell’s car.


Mark Alling Killed, Passenger Injured in Car Accident

James R. Harrison
May 18, 2015

Mark Alling was killed Thursday night when his automobile crashed in the vicinity of Williamson Valley Road and Yakashba Drive.  An as yet unidentified male passenger was taken to John C. Lincoln Hospital in Phoenix for treatment of injuries he received in the accident.

Prescott Arizona

Amber Harrington Killed After Being Struck by a Pickup Truck While Riding Her Bicycle

Jonathan V. O'Steen
December 1, 2014

Amber Harrington, a 23 year-old attending Prescott College, was killed yesterday after the bike she was riding was struck by a truck.

Paulden Arizona

Nicholas Yekin and Austin Faulkner Killed, Two Others Injured in Motorcycle-Truck Collision

Jonathan V. O'Steen
December 1, 2014

Two people died and two others were injured in a collision between a motorcycle and a pickup truck on Saturday morning. Nicholas Yekin was northbound on Highway 89 when a pickup driven by a 17 year old from Paulden reportedly crossed the highway into the path of Mr. Yekin’s motorcycle. The resulting collision also caused the truck to roll. One of the passengers, Austin J. Faulkner, was killed along with Mr. Yekin.

Jon O'Steen

Stryker Settlement Tops $1.4 Billion

Jonathan V. O'Steen
November 3, 2014

Stryker Orthopaedics has agreed to pay at least $1.43 billion to settle lawsuits brought by patients who allege injuries from defective metal-on-metal hip devices. The global settlement resolves claims involving the Rejuvenate and ABG II modular hip implants manufactured by Stryker Orthopaedics.

Van O'Steen

Phoenix/Prescott Accident Delays on I-17 Appear to Be Increasing in Frequency

Van O'Steen
September 20, 2014

For those of us who frequently drive between Prescott and Phoenix on Interstate 17, it’s no surprise to learn that traffic delays caused by accidents on I-17 are steadily occurring more often.  I find myself using the Wickenburg route with some regularity.  At other times, when I don’t receive adequate warnings in order to take the alternate route, I get caught in slow or stopped traffic along with hundreds or thousands of other vehicles.

Prescott Valley Arizona

Donald Jeske and Janet Merrifield Killed in Three-Vehicle Collision

James R. Harrison
September 19, 2014

Donald Jeske and Janet Merrifield, both of Dewey, died as a result of injuries they received when Mr. Jeske’s SUV was rear-ended on Thursday.  Ms. Merrifield was a passenger in Mr. Jeske’s vehicle. The accident occurred early Thursday afternoon near the stop light at Fain Road, SR-89A and Robert Road.

Prescott Arizona

Multiple Injuries Reported in Collision on Williamson Valley Road

Jonathan V. O'Steen
February 10, 2014

James Clark and his as yet unidentified passenger were injured and transported to Prescott area hospitals for injury evaluation on Saturday when their car was struck by a truck that turned left into their sedan.  The truck was driven by Kaitlin Emig of Prescott.  Ms. Emig required extraction from her pick-up truck, following which she was airlifted to John C. Lincoln Hospital in Phoenix.

Interstate 17 Phoenix Arizona

Steven Daniels Killed, Several Others Injured in Fiery Crash on Interstate 17

Jonathan V. O'Steen
January 20, 2014

Steven Daniels, age 27 of Prescott Valley, was killed in a fiery crash on Interstate 17 near Thomas Road in Phoenix. According to Officer Carrick Cook of the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the tragic sequence started when gas cylinders fell from a flatbed truck. Several motorists took evasive action to avoid impacts with the dangerous containers, including Mr. Daniels, who was riding his motorcycle.

Mayer Arizona

Ayeesha Day Killed, Three Others Seriously Injured in One-Car Crash

Van O'Steen
January 17, 2014

Ayeesha Day, age 16 of Mayer, was killed Thursday night in a one-car crash on state highway 69 between Spring Valley and Mayer.  She was a passenger in a car driven by Boderick Yellowman, age 21 of Phoenix.  Yellowman and two other passengers were seriously injured in the accident.  The other passengers have been identified as Damian Porter, age 23, and Taylor England, age 18, both of Mayer.

Van O'Steen

Arizona State Forestry Division Faulted for Deaths of 19 Hotshots

Van O'Steen
December 5, 2013

Members of the Arizona Industrial Commission voted unanimously to support a report issued by the state Division of Occupational Safety and Health that found substantial workplace safety violations that occurred during the Yarnell Hill fire which resulted in the deaths of 19 elite firefighters.

Prescott Arizona

Anthony Westcott and Albert Bamsch Injured, David Crawford Killed in Head-on Collision

Jonathan V. O'Steen
November 1, 2013

Anthony Westcott of Cottonwood is reported to be in critical condition and Albert Bamsch of Prescott is in stable condition following a head-on collision Wednesday night on Iron Springs Road.  According to Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office investigators, David Crawford of Paulden crossed the centerline of the road and collided with a truck driven by Mr. Bamsch, in which Mr. Westcott was a passenger.