Richard Daviau, co-owner of Prim3 St3akhous3, dies in accident

Three years later after spending nearly 80 days in a coma, he and his two siblings are opening a new restaurant in western Massachusetts.
Published: Aug. 5, 2023 at 11:02 PM EDT
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SOUTHWICK, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - Richard Daviau, co-owner of Prim3 St3akhous3, died in a motor vehicle accident in Florida Friday morning.

Richard’s Sister and co-owner of Prim3 St3akhous3, Debbie Daviau posted this statement on her Facebook:

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of a husband, father, son, brother, cousin, nephew, friend, & covid-killer. Our dear Richard was tragically killed yesterday by a person under the influence while doing what he loved - riding his motorcycle - while in Florida. Please keep Richard & everyone who loved him in your prayers, and we will update everyone when we have more details to share.

Debbie Daviau - Richard's Sister

George “SLIM” Estrada Jr, is the President of the Latin American Motorcycle Association’s Palmer chapter which Richard was a member of, he gave this message:

“We lost Rich early Friday morning. His wife is currently in Florida trying to bring him home. We would love the opportunity to promote his Gofundme page as he leaves behind a family who is left picking up the pieces,” said Estrada Jr.

We will continue to update this story as more information comes in.