Navajo-Hopi Nations,Flagstaff & Winslow News
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Four fatality accidents reported over weekend

A 33-year-old woman was killed in a hit and run accident on State Route 260 in Overgaard Nov. 27.

Lisa Marie Nielsen and Dan L. Henry were traveling west bound in lane one when an unknown vehicle struck them from behind.

Henry was admitted to Scottsdale Osborn.

Restraints were not in use.

A 67-year-old Concho woman was killed in a one-vehicle collision on U.S Highway 180 north of St. Johns Nov. 27.

Kathryn Lois Stevens was headed westbound when the vehicle went of the road, overcorrected and overturned. She was pronounced dead on scene.

Seatbelts were not in use, and in the investigating officers opinion would have lessened or prevented the death.

A 27 year old Keams Canyon man was killed in a two-vehicle accident near Show Low Nov. 27.

Timson Johnson was traveling west bound on State Route 60 when he crossed the center line striking a vehicle driven by Randy L. Klinetobe, 53, of Show Low, head on.

Johnson was pronounced dead at the scene. Klinetobe was admitted to Scottsdale Osborne.

Seatbelts were not in use by Johnson.

A six-year-old Texas boy and his 11-year-old sister were killed in a one-vehicle rollover accident on Interstate 40 in Holbrook Nov. 29.

Anabella Soto, 28, of Austin, Texas was traveling westbound on I40 when the right rear tire separated. The vehicle entered the median, overcorrected back to the west bound lanes and rolled across both lanes. All back seat passengers were ejected.

Juan Soto, 6, was pronounced dead on scene. Enrique Soto, 5, was transported to Flagstaff Medical Center. Theresa Soto, 11, was transported to Maricopa Medical Center were she later died. Another passenger, Jose Fernandez-Penaloza, 27, was treated and released at the scene. Anabella was transported to Flagstaff Medical Center.

Seatbelts were in use by the driver and front passenger, but not by the others.

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