Driver Charged In LHC Fatal Crash

Published by The Bee News

May 16, 2018

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LAKE HAVASU CITY–A Flagstaff woman has been charged for her alleged role in a crash that claimed the life of a Lake Havasu City resident.

Ashley Cervino, 24, is facing charges of causing serious physical injury or death by a moving violation and failure to yield the right-of-way following a collision at the intersection of Kiowa Boulevard and Date Palm Drive.

Lake Havasu Police spokesman Sgt. Tom Gray said officers responded to the area shortly after 8 p.m. Monday night for a report of a collision involving a passenger car and two motorcycles.

A Subaru Cross Trek, driven by Cervino, was reportedly traveling eastbound on Kiowa Boulevard North when she attempted to make a left turn on to Date Palm Drive, said Gray. She reportedly failed to yield to the right-of-way and drove into the path of two motorcycles traveling westbound on Kiowa Boulevard North.

The woman, identified as Teresa Walters, 60 died at the scene.

The victim’s 61-year-old husband, Louis Walters, was taken to the local hospital with non-life threatening injuries and later admitted. He is currently listed in stable condition.

Gray said the Walters’ were part-time residents of Lake Havasu City and were reportedly professional test riders. Both were wearing protective gear and a helmet.

The accident remains under investigation and no citations have been issued. Police state there is no indication that speed or impairment were a factor in the fatal crash.

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