Well-known singer Andrew James Chaves, 32, Crystal McCallum, 34, and Wayne Walter Swanson Jr., 40, killed when car hits curb and construction equipment on Pacific Coast Highway in Newport Beach, California

Modified Date: 
Thu, 05/19/2022 - 8:54am
Accident Date: 
Thursday, May 12, 2022

3 dead after crash on Pacific Coast Highway in Newport Beach; 3 construction workers injured

The agency said the vehicle was traveling eastbound in the 300 block of Pacific Coast Highway around 12:45 a.m. when it struck a curb and then hit the construction equipment, ultimately leading to the death of three passengers.

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Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Andrew James Chaves
Crystal McCallum
Wayne Walter Swanson Jr.