LOCAL NEWS

Teen killed in Lehi auto-pedestrian crash identified

Mar 5, 2022, 2:21 PM | Updated: Mar 7, 2022, 2:37 pm
(KSL TV)...
(KSL TV)
(KSL TV)

LEHI, Utah — A 15-year-old girl has died after she and another teen were struck by a car Friday afternoon in Lehi.

The girl was identified as Arely Hernandez-Cuenca.

Sgt. Drew Olson with the Lehi Police Department told KSL Saturday morning that the other teen, a male, is doing OK.

“He does have several lower extremity fractures or injuries, but it’s eventually going to be OK,” Olson said, adding that the boy also suffered some internal injuries due to the collision.

The incident happened at the intersection of 2100 North and 3600 West around 4:30 p.m.

Olson told KSL TV it appeared a grey Chrysler 300 heading eastbound ran the curb at the median crossing and struck the teenage boy and Hernandez-Cuenca, knocking them approximately 100 feet forward into a ditch.

Hernandez-Cuenca was flown to Primary Children’s Hospital, while the male teen was transported by ambulance.

Late Friday night, Olson said they received a call that Hernandez-Cuenca had died from her injuries.

A GoFundMe to support the family can be found here.

*KSL TV does not assure that the money deposited to the account will be applied for the benefit of the persons named as beneficiaries. If you are considering a deposit to the account, you should consult your own advisers and otherwise proceed at your own risk.

 

KSL 5 TV Live

Top Stories

Local News

A Utah Highway Patrol car that was hit by a speeding car. (Credit: UHP)...
Eliza Pace

Three with minor injuries after car hits UHP patrol car

Three people including a UHP trooper have minor injuries after a car struck the trooper who was issuing a citation for a vehicle they had pulled over.
14 hours ago
(Derek Petersen/KSL TV)...
Casey Scott, KSL TV

Casey Scott visits Wilde Arrow Archery in Centerville

Casey Scott visited Wilde Arrow Archery in Centerville on Tuesday, taking his shot at a bullseye and learning more about archery.
14 hours ago
FILE: Drought makes it harder for wild horses to compete with sheep and cattle for grass. (KSL TV)...
Eliza Pace

BLM seeking public input on proposed Cedar Mountain wild horse gather

SALT LAKE CITY — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is seeking input during a 30-day public comment period on a 10-year plan to remove excess wild horses and suppress population growth in the Cedar Mountain Herd Management Area. The area, located west of Salt Lake City in Tooele County, has many wild horses, which […]
14 hours ago
Emergency lights...
Eliza Pace

Man arrested for domestic violence after victim calls police under guise to ‘order a pizza’

A man is in custody for domestic violence after a victim called 911 requesting a pizza.
14 hours ago
...
Karah Brackin

Voters head to polls for Utah primary election: here’s what you need to know

Utah's primary election voting has begun. People can vote in person or bring mail-in ballots to drop boxes until 8 p.m.
14 hours ago
Utah County residents vote in-person during the 2020 General Election on Nov. 3, 2020. (KSL-TV)...
LINDSAY WHITEHURST and SAM METZ, Associated Press

Utah’s GOP congressional delegation face primary challengers

All four members of the U.S. House from Utah are facing Republican primary challengers Tuesday while the Democratic challengers they’ll face in November are running uncontested.
14 hours ago

Sponsored Articles

hand holding 3d rendering mobile connect with security camera for security solutions...
Les Olson

Wondering what security solutions are right for you? Find out more about how to protect your surroundings

Physical security helps everyone. Keep your employees, clients, and customers safe with security solutions that protect your workplace.
Many rattan pendant lights, hay hang from the ceiling.Traditional and simple lighting....
Lighting Design

The Best Ways to Style Rattan Pendant Lighting in Your Home

Rattan pendant lights create a rustic and breezy feel, and are an easy way to incorporate this hot trend into your home decor.
Earth day 2022...
1-800-GOT-JUNK?

How Are You Celebrating Earth Day 2022? | 4 Simple Ways to Celebrate Earth Day and Protect the Environment

Earth Day is a great time to reflect on how we can be more environmentally conscious. Here are some tips for celebrating Earth Day.
Get Money Online...

More Ways to Get Money Online Right Now in Your Spare Time

Here are 4 easy ways that you can get more money online if you have some free time and want to make a little extra on the side.
Lighting trends 2022...

Lighting Trends 2022 | 5 Beautiful Home Lighting Trends You Can Expect to See this Year and Beyond

This is where you can see the latest lighting trends for 2022 straight from the Lightovation Show at the Dallas World Trade Center.
What Can't You Throw Away in the Trash...

What Can’t You Throw Away in the Trash? | 5 Things You Shouldn’t Throw in to Your Trash Can

What can't you throw away in the trash? Believe it or not, there are actually many items that shouldn't be thrown straight into the trash.
Teen killed in Lehi auto-pedestrian crash identified