Personal Injury Lawyers
602.252.8888
800.883.8888
Yuma Arizona

Crash Kills Melanie Jose, Leatrice Tourtillot and Harriet Phillips

Van O'Steen

April 23, 2013

Share |

Yuma, Arizona—Melanie Darlene Jose, age 29, Leatrice Tourtillot, age 32, and Harriet Phillips, age 55, were killed in a car accident yesterday morning.  Their vehicle was struck by a pickup truck in the intersection of County 9th Street and Avenue D. 

Ms. Jose and Ms. Tourtillot were cousins and members of the Quechan Tribe; Ms. Phillips was a member of the Cocopah Tribe.  The three women are reported to have been cherished members of their respective communities.

Details surrounding the collision are presently sketchy, and Yuma County Sheriff’s investigators are asking anyone who may have information about it to contact them at (928) 783-4427.

We extend our sincere condolences to the families and friends of all three women at this time of great loss for them.

Tucson AZ Car Accident and Personal Injury News

Pedestrian David Manriquez Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident

A hit-and-run accident near Anklam Road and Centennial Drive claimed the life of David Manriquez late Tuesday night.

Tucson Motorcycle Accident Claims Life of Dale Foxworthy

Tucson Police were called to the city's north side on Wednesday evening in response to a collision between a motorcycle collision between a motorcycle and an SUV.

Edward Ward Killed in Motorcyle Accident Near Tucson Mall

A collision between a motorcycle and and a car near Tucson Mall on Wednesday afternoon left one man dead. Tucson AZ Accident News