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Man arrested for manslaughter after fatal Goodyear lake crash involving wife

Mar 23, 2024, 10:00 AM | Updated: Apr 16, 2024, 2:41 pm

Anthony Maiorana was arrested for manslaughter after he crashed a vehicle into a West Valley lake, ...

Anthony Maiorana was arrested for manslaughter after he crashed a vehicle into a West Valley lake, killing his wife on Friday, March 22, 2024. (Maricopa County Sheriff's Office and Goodyear Police Department photos)

(Maricopa County Sheriff's Office and Goodyear Police Department photos)

PHOENIX — A man was arrested for manslaughter after he crashed a vehicle into a West Valley lake, killing his wife, Friday night, authorities said.

Anthony Maiorana of Goodyear, 35, was behind the wheel when the vehicle drove into a residential lake within a gated community near Estrella Parkway and Willis Road at approximately 7:50 p.m., the Goodyear Police Department said. The vehicle was submerged in the water.

Maiorana was able to get out of the vehicle but a second occupant, 35-year-old Megan Maiorana of Goodyear, was found dead in the vehicle by a dive team. Police later confirmed Anthony and Megan were married.

Anthony Maiorana was transported to a local hospital for treatment. He was taken into custody at the hospital when police suspected alcohol was a contributing factor in the incident.

He was taken to the hospital and later booked.

Maiorana is facing multiple charges, including extreme DUI and reckless driving.

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Man arrested for manslaughter after fatal Goodyear lake crash involving wife