Farmington NM Car Crash Death of Michael McCraren of Tuscon and Hannah Cornelson of Surprise – Obituary
50-year-old Michael McCraren of Tuscon and 28-year-old Hannah Cornelson of Surprise have died in a fatal Farmington, New Mexico head-on car crash that occurred on Tuesday, October 5, 2021. It happened at about 10:23 a.m. on Navajo Route 5 when the driver of a Maserati heading east veered into westbound traffic where it crashed head-on with the 2021 Volvo SUV that Michael was driving.
On impact, Michale was left with fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. A 48-year-old woman who was a passenger in the Volvo was left with injuries. She was taken to a Farmington hospital before being airlifted to the University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque.
Hannah was an occupant of the Maserati and was pronounced dead at a local hospital in Farmington. The driver of the Maserati survived with injuries whose extent has not been released. He too has been hospitalized.
The accident is still under investigation but so far, police have said alcohol does not appear to have been a factor in the fatal accident.