Arizona Man Killed in Car Accident Near Nevada Border

Arizona Man Killed in Car Accident Near Nevada BorderA 20-year-old Kingman, Arizona man recently died in a single-vehicle car crash in the Lake Mead National Recreation area near the border of Arizona and Nevada, reports the Las Vegas Sun.

According to the news source, Tylor Krabbe was driving near Lake Mohave and exiting the recreation area when the vehicle swerved off the road in the early morning hours of July 7.

A park visitor reportedly noticed debris on the road just before 5:00 a.m. and the wrecked vehicle was discovered by a park employee a little more than an hour later, the National Park Service reported.

In addition to Krabbe, a 19-year-old Kingman resident was also in the vehicle at the time of the accident and was airlifted to a nearby hospital, according to the news source.

Police have said that it is believed that speed and alcohol were both factors that contributed to the accident, as alcohol containers were discovered at the scene of the accident and a reconstruction indicated that the vehicle was likely traveling in excess of 75 mph in a 45 mph zone.

According to the state's Department of Transportation, there were more than 19,000 single-vehicle crashes in Arizona in 2009, the latest year for which data was available.