On May 18th, 2017, Coroner’s Assistant Chief Ed Winter reported that Paul Begay, 59, of Lancaster was killed an automobile accident on Antelope Valley 14 Freeway in Santa Clarita.
Begay was operating a Hyundai Sonata sedan at the time of the accident. A tire flew off of a Cadillac traveling Northbound and struck the Hyundai which was traveling Southbound on Highway 14. The Cadillac’s tire crashed through the Hyundai’s windshield striking and killing Begay.
A Sig Alert was issued. All southbound lanes were shut for a brief period as authorities searched the roadway for additional evidence and debris.