In a story Dec. 25 about deadly Christmas Eve crash, The
Associated Press misspelled the name of the victim. His name is Matthew
PHOENIX — Authorities say a man was killed and a woman injured after their
vehicle drove off a highway Tuesday into a canyon in Gila County.
The Arizona Republic reports that 19-year-old Matthew
Teschner was driving on U.S. 60 near Show Low at about 7 p.m. when he missed a
turn and drove off the road.
The Arizona Department of Public Safety said the car plunged about 1,000 feet
down the Salt River Canyon.
Teschner was killed in the crash. A 19-year-old passenger was hospitalized. The
severity of her injuries wasn’t immediately known.