Joanna Wheaton, 29, killed, four others hospitalized after tow-truck allegedly runs red light and hits group of six cyclists at Butler Avenue and Beaver Street in Flagstaff, Arizona

Modified Date: 
Sat, 05/29/2021 - 5:07pm
Accident Date: 
Friday, May 28, 2021

Tow truck hits 6 bicyclists, kills 1 after running red light in Flagstaff

Upon arrival, officers learned that the truck had run the red light and collided with the bicyclists, who were traveling southbound on a green light, police said, 

One dead after tow truck collides with 6 bicyclists in Flagstaff

Four bicyclists have been transported to the Flagstaff Medical Center, while one refused treatment, authorities said. The names of the bicyclists have not been released by authorities at this time.

PD: 1 dead, 5 injured after being struck by tow truck in Flagstaff

Six bicyclists were struck by the truck and one rider, identified as 29-year-old Joanna Wheaton of Flagstaff, was pronounced dead on the scene.

People Involved: 
Joanna Wheaton
Normand Cloutier

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