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1 Killed, 1 Injured In Crash On SR-14 In Kane County

Nov 22, 2018, 6:19 PM | Updated: 11:06 pm
Troopers said the driver of a white Jeep Wrangler on SR-14 lost control of the vehicle Thursday...
Troopers said the driver of a white Jeep Wrangler on SR-14 lost control of the vehicle Thursday

DUCK CREEK VILLAGE, Utah – An Enoch man died and another person was injured after their vehicle rolled 40 feet down an embankment on a snowy highway in southern Utah on Thursday, authorities said.

Utah Highway Patrol officials said Edwin Hackley, 80, died in the crash about 6 miles west of Duck Creek Village, Kane County. A female passenger was transported by ambulance to Cedar City Hospital in unknown condition.

Troopers said Hackley was driving a white Jeep Wrangler east on state Route 14 when he lost control of the vehicle, spun off the road and hit a rock. The Jeep then rolled about 40 feet down a steep embankment.

Hackley was ejected in the crash and died at the scene. The crash was reported by a snowplow driver who saw the wreckage about an hour and a half after the crash occurred.

The crash remains under investigation. UHP officials said the highway was slick due to snowy conditions in the area at the time.

Troopers said the driver of a white Jeep Wrangler on SR-14 lost control of the vehicle Thursday

Troopers said the driver of a white Jeep Wrangler on SR-14 lost control of the vehicle Thursday

This story will be updated at KSL.com.

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1 Killed, 1 Injured In Crash On SR-14 In Kane County