PAYSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Scottsdale man faces manslaughter charges in connection with a four-car near Payson last week that left three people dead, according to authorities.
Arizona Department of Public Safety officials said 49-year-old James David Duncan was driving a pickup truck night that allegedly crossed the center line and collided with several vehicles on State Route 87 between Payson and Pine.
Killed in the chain-reaction collision were a 54-year-old Payson woman, a 38-year-old San Tan Valley woman and a 15-year-old boy.
Duncan was injured in the crash and was arrested Tuesday after he got out of a hospital.
DPS officials said Duncan faces three counts of manslaughter, five counts of endangerment and DUI related charges.
It was unclear if Duncan has a lawyer who can speak on his behalf.