YUMA, Ariz. — Authorities say three women are dead after a two-vehicle
crash in Yuma.
Yuma County Sheriff’s officials say all of the dead were in the same car that
collided with a pickup truck at a city intersection about 11 a.m. Monday.
Authorities say 29-year-old Melanie Darlene Jose, 55-year-old Harriet Phillips
and 33-year-old Leatrice Tourtillott all were pronounced dead at the scene.
They say Jose and Tourtillott were Yuma residents, but Phillips’ hometown
wasn’t immediately available.
The driver of the pickup truck _ a 30-year-old Yuma man _ suffered minor
Sheriff’s officials say the cause of the accident is under investigation.