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11/1/2013 6:00:00 AM
DUI suspected in fatal Iron Springs Road crash
The Daily Courier


YAVAPAI COUNTY - One person was killed and two were injured in a head-on collision Wednesday night on Iron Springs Road in a crash authorities suspect was caused by a drunk driver, a YCSO spokesman said.

The crash happened at about 8:20 p.m., just east of Skyline.

Witnesses told deputies that a Chevy Suburban, headed west on Iron Springs, crossed the centerline and struck an eastbound Ford F-150 pickup head-on, sheriff's spokesman Dwight D'Evelyn said, but investigators have not confirmed that account yet.

The Suburban was driven by David Crawford, 61, from Paulden, who was killed, D'Evelyn said. There were open containers in the SUV, and Crawford is suspected to have been intoxicated, D' Evelyn said. Phoenix Police assisted with a blood draw, he said.

Crawford's passenger, Anthony Westcott, 66, of Cottonwood, is in critical condition at Banner Good Samaritan Hospital in Phoenix, D' Evelyn said.

The driver of the pickup, Albert Bamsch, 61, of Prescott was transported in stable condition.

An accident reconstruction team and evidence technicians were working to pinpoint the cause, D'Evelyn said. They will also address the speed of the vehicles and whether seatbelts were in use.




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Reader Comments

Posted: Friday, November 08, 2013
Article comment by: Please Courier

I know the looney birds who constantly comment on everything with complete authority help drive "clicks" and therefore potential ad revenue BUT

Please consider a policy to disable comments related to any article in which a person (particularly a local) has died in an incident.

Way too many insensitive a holes who have zero tact or empathy feel the need to weigh in with their two cents.

Enough. Do the right thing.


Posted: Friday, November 08, 2013
Article comment by: @ medicare doc

Why is it so important to you (the cost)?

Posted: Friday, November 08, 2013
Article comment by: melissa reiman

Thank you, I am a close friend of Tony Westcott and I buried him yesterday thank you for some of the more thoughtful comments and for the rest may it never happen to you,

Posted: Monday, November 04, 2013
Article comment by: FAMILY FAMILY

To A Family Friend:

Thank you very much for letting all the people that have posted the comments below that it was NOT just bodies that was being flown to Phoneix. Pretty sad that is all they have to talk about is a darn helicopter. May all the families that are involved in this tragady find peace.


Posted: Monday, November 04, 2013
Article comment by: Ty Lamb

I was driving on Iron Springs and saw markings and oil spills on the road and wondered if there was an accident. I did a search on this site and found the article.
I am very sorry and I am praying for all those involved in this terrible accident. It is very sad. In moments, lives and families are changed forever. I pray the Lord give them strength and hope.


Posted: Sunday, November 03, 2013
Article comment by: A family Friend

Just to set the record straight the article does not say that David died at the scene. He was transported to a Phoenix hospital where he passed away hence the blood draw in Phoenix. It is amazing though the things people chose to comment on. Three families lives have changed forever and you all are worried about blood draws and helicopters. Hope a tragady never happens to any of you

Posted: Saturday, November 02, 2013
Article comment by: Carrie P

That million dollar helicopter so far has saved my uncles life! Would you be saying that if it were your uncle! I see you have no respect! Please know a family is suffering right now and to read a comment concerned about a helicopter really!

Posted: Saturday, November 02, 2013
Article comment by: Jane Doe

Sad that you have a comment like that about a million dollar helicopter! So far that helicopter saved my family members life!!! Keep in mind this could be your family!

Posted: Saturday, November 02, 2013
Article comment by: @Medicare Doc

Know what you're talking about before you go off running your neck. That "million dollar helicopter" that you speak of was donated to YCSO, they did not purchase it. Not being rude....just saying....If you wanna fire a cheap shot at the people who go to work every day to protect you, at least be knowledgeable with your ammo....

Much L&R to our first responders!


Posted: Friday, November 01, 2013
Article comment by: Marie H

medicare doc
Ya ever think that an air evacuation to Phoenix would warrant a blood draw by Phoenix police?
DUH.





Posted: Friday, November 01, 2013
Article comment by: Think Before You Comment

Maybe because common sense would say the ME IN Phoenix is processing the remains therefore they asked local PD to pick up the blood draw. Really? Use your brain before making ASSinine ASSumptions. See the trend there...

Posted: Friday, November 01, 2013
Article comment by: medicare doc

"Phoenix Police assisted with a blood draw,"

YCSO needs help from Phoenix police?

Did they fly the body down to Phoenix in their million dollar helicopter?




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