39-Year-Old Pedestrian Killed in Fatal Accident on Interstate 40

WINSLOW, AZ (April 7, 2022) – Tuesday morning, 39-year-old Adam Michael Tackett of Farmington, was killed in a crash on Interstate 40.

The deadly collision happened around 7:30 a.m., on the westbound lanes of Interstate 40. Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly after.

According to officers, Tackett was standing in the middle of Interstate 40 for reasons unknown. There, the driver of a passing vehicle struck him.

Due to the extent of injuries sustained, emergency crews declared Tackett dead at the scene.

Additionally, both directions of the roadway were temporarily shutdown to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties.

At this time, an active investigation is still ongoing to determine further information.


The team at Sweet James sends out their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of Adam Michael Tackett. May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days ahead.


Losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident leaves a lasting impact on those left behind. Reach out to Sweet James today. Let their experienced attorneys and professional legal team help you during this trying time. They have 20 years of experience in the field, and they have helped families and individuals win their injury, pedestrian accident, and wrongful death cases. They will fight by your side to achieve justice and maximum compensation. Call them today at (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free strategy session. Their legal team is also available via email, online chat, and text message. If you are a family member of the victim involved in this accident, they may be able to help you obtain the police report. To request a police report, click here.

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