ROCK star Andy Chaves was killed in a horror car accident on Thursday morning, his bandmates have confirmed.
The Katastro singer, 32, was of three victims who died after a vehicle collided with a roadside constriction equipment on California’s north Pacific Highway.
Newport Beach Police were reportedly called to the scene at approximately 12:45 am where they sadly confirmed three fatalities.
The quickly identified Chaves along with Crystal McCallum, 34, and Wayne Walter Swanson Jr., 40.
It was also reported that three roadworkers who were standing nearby when the collision occurred were taken to a hospital with minor injuries.
A statement from the Newport Beach Police read: “A car carrying three people that was traveling east on the PCH hit a curb in the median and then slammed into roadwork construction equipment.
Chaves’ heartbroken band members confirmed his death in a statement on Instagram.
They said: “We are completely devastated to have to announce the loss of our brother and singer Andy Chaves.
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“Please respect the privacy of Andy’s family and the members of the band as we all begin to process this. Thank you for the love and support.”
Replying to the post Dirty Heads singer-guitarist Dustin Bushnell, wrote “Love you guys. If you need anything at all I’m here for you..”
Sublime with Rome also responded, saying “Our prayers go out to you.”
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