2 teens killed, 3 injured in single-vehicle crash near Cedar City
Nov 4, 2021, 3:59 PM | Updated: Nov 5, 2021, 3:17 pm
(Utah Highway Patrol)
UPDATE: The two teens killed in a single-car rollover crash Thursday have been identified by Utah Highway Patrol.
UHP said 13-year-old Laylee Culbertson and 17-year-old Brody Bullock were both passengers in a pickup truck and died at the scene of the crash. None of the five teens traveling in the pickup were wearing seatbelts and all were ejected.
The original story is below.
CEDAR CITY, Utah — A pickup truck carrying five teens hit an embankment and overturned “several times” Thursday morning, killing two and injuring three occupants, according to Utah Highway Patrol.
The truck was heading east on State Route 56 when it hit the embankment of the cross street of 7200 West at approximately 8:06 a.m. None of the five in the truck were wearing seatbelts and the crash ejected all five of the occupants.
A 13-year-old girl and a 17-year-old boy died at the scene of the crash. The remaining three crash victims were transported to hospitals. UHP said one teen was in critical condition, one was listed in serious condition and the remaining person was in fair condition.
UHP said more information would be released as it becomes available.