Same happend to me a month ago, the engine just stoped when i was turning a corner. I did same, start it over againg, and so far no problems again.
Last week i clean te trottle body, i found really dirty. MAYBE that dirt make the trottle valve stuck and the engine failed. Just guessing.....
Jeep Compass 2008, 2.4L VVT, 4x4, CVT II
Door Sill Guards Stainless Steel
Hiway 22.5MPG (120Km/h)