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2 Chinese tourists killed in crash while trying to cross US 93 near Kingman

Pictured is one of three helicopters used to transport those injured in a double-fatality crash Thursday at U.S. Highway 93 and Pierce Ferry Road near Kingman, Arizona. Authorities say two Chinese tourists who were passengers in a Toyota van were killed when their driver crossed the highway eastbound and failed to stop at the crossover stop sign. They entered the path of a Ford van. (Courtesy photo by Bert Bengtson)

Pictured is one of three helicopters used to transport those injured in a double-fatality crash Thursday at U.S. Highway 93 and Pierce Ferry Road near Kingman, Arizona. Authorities say two Chinese tourists who were passengers in a Toyota van were killed when their driver crossed the highway eastbound and failed to stop at the crossover stop sign. They entered the path of a Ford van. (Courtesy photo by Bert Bengtson)

DOLAN SPRINGS – Two Chinese tourists died and five others suffered serious and life-threatening injuries following a Thursday afternoon crash on U.S. Highway 93 at Pierce Ferry Road.

According to the Department of Public Safety, a Toyota van was crossing the highway eastbound when the driver failed to stop at the crossover stop sign and entered the path of a Ford van.

The Ford collided with the passenger side of the Toyota. A passenger in the Toyota, Weipei Liang, 61, of Guandong, China, was taken to Kingman Regional Medical Center, where he died of his injuries.

Six other passengers were transported to University Medical Center in Las Vegas. Yuchan Peng, 56, of China, died Saturday from injuries.

The driver and sole occupant of the Ford van was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

- Information provided by DPS