In the early morning hours, July 28, 2017, members of the Lake Havasu City Police Department’s Traffic Crash Investigation Unit (TCU) responded to Industrial Boulevard and S.R. 95 to investigate a traffic collision which had resulted in a fatality.
The investigation has revealed that a Hyundai SUV being operated by a 17-year-old male was traveling north on S.R. 95 when it crossed the center line striking a Kia Soul heading in the opposite direction. The driver of the Kia Soul vehicle succumbed to injuries sustained during the crash. He has been identified as 41-year-old Fontana California resident, Russ Genovese. The 17-year-old male was transported to a Las Vegas area hospital as a result of injuries he sustained during the crash.
Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the collision, which remains under investigation