Two Dead, One In Critical Condition After Train Hit Car Near Mona
MONA, Utah — Two people have died while another is in critical condition after their car was struck by a train in Juab County.
The Juab County Sheriff’s Office, fire department, and local EMS responders responded to the scene around 5:00 p.m. Saturday.
The crash reportedly occurred at the intersection of Burraston Road near Mona.
Officials said a small passenger vehicle was traveling eastbound on Burraston Road when it was struck by a Union Pacific train that was traveling northbound.
The driver was identified as 22-year-old Michael Cottle of La Plata, Maryland. He was transported to the Utah Valley Medical Center in critical condition.
There were two additional passengers in the car — 22-year-old Cassandra Brielle Hatch of Gilbert, Arizona and 22-year-old Tanner Ryan Davies of Spanish Fork, Utah. Hatch was pronounced dead upon arrival at the Utah Valley Medical Center. Davies was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officials are investigating the incident.
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