Georgia Burnside, Latissia Morris, and Aden Morris Dead after 4-Vehicle Accident on State Route 87 [Payson, AZ]
3 Killed, Including Mother and Son after Deadly Car Crash near Payson
PAYSON, AZ (April 20, 2021) – Friday night, Georgia Burnside, Latissia Morris, and Aden Morris were killed in a four-vehicle accident on State Route 87.
At about 8:30 p.m., officers received reports of the deadly crash about six miles northwest of Payson.
A Ford F-150 pickup-truck was traveling south on State Route 87 when the driver crossed the centerline. As a result, the driver sideswiped a Dodge Ram truck and Ford Explorer that were both heading north.
Shortly after, a second southbound Ford F-150 driven by Latissia Morris collided with the other Ford pickup-truck. Due to the impact, Latissia’s Ford crossed the median and traveled down a hill into a canyon.
Paramedics took Laticia to a local hospital in Phoenix where she later died. Officers pronounced her son, Aden Morris, dead on scene.
The driver of the vehicle that caused the crash was also taken to a Phoenix hospital with critical injuries. He was later described as a 49-year-old Scottsdale man.
As for the passenger inside the first vehicle, 54-year-old Georgia Marie Burnside, of Payson succumbed to her injuries.
The other parties involved did not suffer life-threatening injuries and are expected to be okay.
Moreover, the family and Aden and Latissia Morris started a GoFundMe page to support them during this tragic time.
We would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Georgia Burnside, and Latissia and Aden Morris.
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