45-Year-Old Woman Runs Stop Light on 79th Avenue

PEORIA, AZ (August 22, 2022) – Saturday night, 45-year-old Cynthia Tapper was pronounced dead after running a red light on Cactus Road.

The incident occurred around 9:45 p.m., at the intersection of 79th Avenue and Cactus Road. Per reports, Tapper was driving and ran through a stop light, striking a black SUV that had the right of way.

Upon impact, Tapper was ejected from her vehicle onto the road. Paramedics transported her to a nearby hospital for further treatment, where she was later pronounced dead.

Following preliminary investigations, police say Tapper was not wearing a seat belt at the time. Officers are also still investigating to determine if DUI played a factor.

The SUV driver that was struck did not suffer any serious injuries. Although, authorities have not yet released their identity.

At this time, an active investigation is still currently underway.

The team at Sweet James would like to offer their heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Cynthia Tapper. May you find comfort and strength during this devastating time.

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