32-Year-Old Woman Killed in Traffic Collision in Northwest of Wickenburg

YAVAPAI COUNTY, AZ (July 14, 2022) – On Sunday, a head-on crash claimed the lives of 32-year-old Karen Garcia-Rodriguez and her unborn child.

The incident happened on July 10th, at around 8:30 p.m., northwest of Wickenburg, on U.S. 93. The crash involved a Jeep Liberty and a Honda Civic.

According to reports, Garcia-Rodriguez was driving in a Civic northbound on U.S. 93, when a Jeep traveling in the opposite direction collided with her vehicle. Both Garcia-Rodriguez and the unidentified driver of the Jeep sustained injuries due to the crash. Garcia-Rodriguez was pregnant at the time of the accident.

Emergency responders rushed Garcia-Rodriguez and the driver of the Jeep to two separate local hospitals. Garcia-Rodriguez and her unborn child were pronounced dead at the hospital.

Meanwhile, police said that the Jeep’s driver showed signs of impairment. Further investigations are still underway.


Our warm and sincerest sympathies go out to the friends and family of the Karen Garcia-Rodriguez. May the memories of your loved one and the love of family give you strength in the days ahead.


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