<I>DPS: Collision weather-related</I><BR>3 die after accident on Highway 89<BR><BR>
PAULDEN – The Labor Day weekend got off to a tragic start for several drivers on Highway 89 at about 4:30 p.m. Friday.
Three people died in a collision near the Drake overpass north of Paulden that day, and another is in critical condition, after a northbound pickup swerved across the center line and collided with another vehicle. A third vehicle also was involved.
Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) officials say the three drivers were from Chino Valley, Lake Havasu City, and California. DPS had not released the names of the victims as of press time Saturday.