43rd Avenue Two Vehicle Crash Kills 18-Year-Old Jacob Moreno

PHOENIX, AZ (October 6, 2021) – Saturday morning, October 2, Jacob Moreno, 18, died after he lost control and struck another vehicle on 43rd Avenue.

The crash took place at around 9:45 a.m. near 43rd and Missouri avenues.

According to Phoenix Police, Moreno suddenly lost control and swerved to the left shoulder and collided with a white pickup who was traveling south for reasons unknown.

Moreover, the pickup’s two occupants were uninjured.

As per police, impairment is not considered a contributing factor in the fatal incident.

Both directions of the roadway closed, but have since been reopened to traffic.

Meanwhile, an active investigation is currently underway.


There are no words that can repair the shattered hearts and sadness felt during this sensitive time. Heartfelt thoughts and sympathy go out to Jacob Moreno’s family and friends.


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