Devastating Loss – Former Police Officer Killed by Speeding Driver, Wife Shares Heartfelt Tribute

Devastating Loss – Former Police Officer Killed by Speeding Driver, Wife Shares Heartfelt Tribute

Eighteen-year-old Rachel Berg is accused of causing a fatal accident while driving a Chevrolet Corvette at excessive speed

Park ranger Michael Clark, 46, was struck by Berg’s car and pronounced dead at the scene.

Berg’s car’s computer system revealed she was traveling over 155 mph before the crash.

Clark’s widow, Laura, shared a heartfelt tribute to her husband and criticized speeding drivers.

Tragedy on US 60

On March 12th, a collision on US 60 in Mesa, Arizona, claimed the life of Michael Clark, a park ranger and former police officer.

According to authorities, 18-year-old Rachel Berg was driving a Chevrolet Corvette at over 155 mph when she rear-ended Clark’s motorcycle.

Despite Berg’s attempt at CPR, Clark was pronounced dead at the scene.

A Life Cut Short

Laura Clark, Michael’s grieving widow, described him as a loving father, amazing husband, and dedicated public servant.

Having served in the Tacoma, Washington Police Department for 14 years, Michael transitioned to a park ranger role in Tempe, Arizona, after moving with Laura in their RV.

Laura lamented the senseless loss caused by speeding drivers.

“Young people sometimes think they’re invincible,” she said.

“Families are torn apart.”

She expressed the immense pain her family is enduring and the uncertainty of how they will move forward.

Investigation and Charges

Police investigation revealed Berg’s high speed before the crash.

She has been arrested and charged with reckless manslaughter.

While details surrounding the purchase of the expensive sports car remain unclear, both Berg’s family and Laura acknowledged the devastation this incident has caused for everyone involved.